Oct 30 - Nov 1
Comp Laude® Awards and Gala
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Case Law Library
Cabral v. Ralphs Grocery Company
The California Supreme Court declined to adopt an exemption from the general duty of ordinary care for Ralphs, after a negligent driver crashed into one of its trucks that was parked alongside the highway.
WCC 37212009 CA
Caesar's Restaurant v. IAC
A waiver of a right requires clear intent to relinquish such right.
175 Cal.App.2d 850, 24 CCC 297
WCC 25751959 CA
Caimol-Cruz v. Retirement Bd. of San Francisco
A legal secretary with a long history of gastrointestinal problems and of violating office protocols for calling in sick was not entitled to disability retirement since she had worked for years, despite her medical need for frequent bathroom breaks, and her employer was willing and able to accommodate her.
WCC 38772012 CA
Cal. Dept. of Corrections v WCAB (Decourcey, Jr.)
A corrections officer was not entitled to benefits for injuries he sustained in a car accident while driving to a remote area of the San Bernardino Mountains in order to cover a co-worker's shift on guard duty.
WCC 39272012 CA
Caldo v. Metalclad Insulation
The court in the published portion of its opinion In the published portion of this opinion rejected the defendants' attack on future and noneconomic damages.
151 Cal. App. 4th 1311
WCC 32292007 CA
California Horse Racing Board v. WCAB and Snezek
Qualifying as a peace officer is not enough. To be entitled to the heart trouble presumption, the member must also fit the job description and be employed by one of the law enforcement agencies specified in the earlier portions of section 3212.5, Labor Code.
153 Cal. App. 4th 1169
WCC 32412007 CA
Today's Round Up
OR - WCD Holding Educational Conference in November
The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division is holding its 15th annual education conference on Nov. 8 and 9 in Salem.
The division said the conference is intended to increase understanding of the state’s work comp system but hast not published a schedule outlining specific topics that will be covered during the two-day event.
Registration is $350 per person.
The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference will be held at the Salem convention center.
A registration form is here, and more information will be posted here when available.
CO - Pinnacol Holding Conference on Fraud
0 min read
Colorado’s Pinnacol Assurance is holding its second annual workers’ compensation fraud conference in November.
The two-day event will explore the keys to successful workers’ compensation fraud prosecutions, including tips on how to write reports of suspected fraudulent activity for prosecutors to investigate.
The conference will also include sessions discussing provider fraud, employer fraud and labor brokering.
The conference runs from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 2 and 3.
The event is being held at Pinnacol’s office, 7501 E. Lowry Blvd. in Denver.
OR - Police Department Outfitting Rifles With Suppressors to Save on Comp Costs
Police officers in Spokane, Washington, will soon be carrying suppressed rifles in their cruisers in an effort to shield themselves from hearing damage and avoid related workers' compensation claims, according to a report by the Spokesman-Review.
The Spokesman-Review reports that the Spokane City Council approved a contract to purchase suppressors for 181 service rifles to protect the city from the legal cost of compensation claims filed by police officers. Although they're colloquially know as "silencers," suppressors don't actually silence a gun.
The newspaper said th.
CA - Marketer Said to Be Fishing for Deal Long Before Feds Started Busting Kickback Rings
CA - Psychiatrist Facing Suspension Files Constitutional Challenge in Federal Court
CA - DWC Suspends 3 More Providers From Comp System
CA - Supreme Court Won't Disturb Decisions on Skin Condition, Travel Injury
CA - DWC Sends Suspension Notice to Embattled Marketer
CA - Last Round of Briefs Filed Ahead of Hearing on Lien Stay Injunction
NATL. - Research Links Job Stress With Work Injuries
CA - Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Small Business Rep on State Fund Board
FL - Ex-JCC Castiello Says Nominating Commission Followed Improper Rules
CA - San Diego Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud Charges
Oct 17, 2017
"Timing is Everything"
Association of Insurance Professionals Presents:
"Timing is Everything"
(Tips, Tricks & Tech …
Oct 18-19, 2017
AWCC 2017 Educational Conferen
Arkansas Workers' Compensation Commission 33rd Annual Educational Conference
October 18 &19, 20 …
Oct 18-19, 2017
The Nebraska Symposium is a two-day conference hosted jointly between the Workersâ€™ Compensa …