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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Note: [Unpublished] A carrier did not breach the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing by making low settlement offers during the arbitration process.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Note: [Unpublished] Plaintiff failed to meet his burden to demonstrate a probability of prevailing on his abuse of process claim, and defendant's motion was properly granted.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Note: [Unpublished] Any apportionment to age, per se, runs afoul of state antidiscrimination law.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Note: [Unpublished] The Legislature expressly established that the 2005 PDRS applies prospectively at the time of the WCAB's determination unless one of three specific exceptions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
Case Name: Valdez v. Clarendon National Insurance Co. 12/31/1969
Note: A California appellate court ruled that an injured worker could not proceed with his civil action against his employer and its insurance carrier for alleged misconduct during the negotiations to settle his comp claim because the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board had exclusive jurisdiction over the matter.
Citation: B278542
WCC Citation: Los Angeles County Super. Ct. No. BC606254
Case Name: Valdez v. Himmelfarb 11/20/2006
Note: Actions under Labor Code section 3706 are covered by the three-year statute of limitations in the Code of Civil Procedure.
Citation: 144 Cal. App. 4th 1261
WCC Citation: WCC 31912006 CA
Case Name: Valdez v. WCAB 05/29/2012
Note: California's Labor Code does not prohibit the admission of medical reports from doctors who are not a part of an employer's properly noticed and valid medical provider network.
Citation: B237147
WCC Citation: WCC 39002012 CA
Case Name: Valdivia v. Del Monte Foods 12/09/2010
Note: A trial judge's warning that he might have to declare a mistrial in a worker's civil suit in order to hear other cases did not constitute a prejudicial error.
Citation: F056866
WCC Citation: WCC 36902010 CA
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