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Case Name: Twen. Cent.-Fox Film Corp. v. WCAB 04/11/1983
Note: Judge erred by not discussing basis of opinion as to an employee's psychiatric injury.
Citation: 141 Cal.App.3d 778
WCC Citation: WCC 24831983 CA
 
 
Case Name: Tyler v. WCAB 07/15/1997
Note: WCJ cannot appoint an IME; Board empowered to obtain additional evidence to determine benefits.
Citation: 56 Cal.App.4th 389
WCC Citation: WCC 3771997 CA
 
 
Case Name: U.S. Auto Stores v. WCAB 03/26/1971
Note: Referee's failure to make specific findings of disabling extent and effect of factors was waived by failure to raise in petition.
Citation: 4 Cal.3d 469
WCC Citation: WCC 26711971 CA
 
 
Case Name: Universal City Studios, Inc., v. WCAB 12/12/1979
Note: Worker may receive 100% PD although able to return to work at prior wages; judge allowing rater to decide among evidentiary facts is improper.
Citation: 99 Cal.App.3d 647
WCC Citation: WCC 25191979 CA
 
 
Case Name: Unruh vs. Truck Ins. Exchange 07/21/1972
Note: WCAB has exclusive jurisdiction on negligent acts of carrier, but not intentional; Employer may 'set off' award against civil damages.
Citation: 7 Cal.3d 616
WCC Citation: WCC 28611972 CA
 
 
Case Name: Uranga v. Continental Casualty Co. 03/24/2009
Note: [Unpublished] A carrier did not breach the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing by making low settlement offers during the arbitration process.
Citation: B205995
WCC Citation: WCC 35062009 CA
 
 
Case Name: Uwaydah v. Roth 05/18/2010
Note: [Unpublished] Plaintiff failed to meet his burden to demonstrate a probability of prevailing on his abuse of process claim, and defendant's motion was properly granted.
Citation: B217606
WCC Citation: WCC 36252010 CA
 
 
Case Name: Vacanti, Inc. v. SCIF 01/04/2001
Note: Exclusive Remedy Doctrine extends to claims for acts/motives typified in the compensation bargain (i.e. late payment).
Citation: 24 Cal 4th 800
WCC Citation: WCC 26302001 CA
 
 
Case Name: Vaira v. WCAB (California Travel and Tourism Commission) 12/03/2007
Note: [Unpublished] Any apportionment to age, per se, runs afoul of state antidiscrimination law.
Citation: C054948
WCC Citation: WCC 32852007 CA
 
 
Case Name: Valadez v. WCAB 10/15/2007
Note: [Unpublished] The Legislature expressly established that the 2005 PDRS applies prospectively at the time of the WCAB's determination unless one of three specific exceptions applies.
Citation: F053290, VNO0500624
WCC Citation: WCC 32672007 CA
 
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