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Case Law Library
Davis vs. Interim Healthcare
4062.9 presumption may be raised at trial for first time, but not on reconsideration.
65 CCC 1039
WCC 29042000 CA
De La Cerda v. Intermountain Slurry Seal
An employer won summary judgment against a worker's disability discrimination and failure to accommodate suit because he was unable to show a reasonable accommodation existed.
WCC 38252011 CA
De Los Reyes v. Hanley
An injured California worker could not assert a civil action against the qualified medical examiner who allegedly prepared a false report in connection with the worker's claim for benefits.
WCC 38992012 CA
De Santiago v. D and G Plumbing, Inc.
Where there is a possibility that the case could have been brought to trial before the expiration of the five-year mark, despite continuances, the continuances themselves do not result in impracticability. The court must look at whether the moving party exercised due diligence in getting its case in front of a judge.
155 Cal. App. 4th 365; 65 Cal. Rptr. 3d 882
WCC 32562007 CA
DeCelle v. City of Alameda
Disability in this section is not as to earning power only, but efficiency in ordinary pursuits of life.
186 Cal.App.2d 574, 25 CCC 247
WCC 25321960 CA
DeCunha v. IAC
Voluntary provision of benefits does not estop carrier from denying coverage on relative exclusion.
29 CCC 272
WCC 3861964 CA
Dedekian v. Central Unified School Dist.
[Unpublished] Because the issue of the appellant's obligation to engage in the interactive process is primarily a factual one, the reviewing court is without power to substitute its deductions for those of the trial court.
F050381 & F050977
WCC 32702007 CA
DeFrates v. Clark
A construction foreman's sole remedy for his roof injury was workers' compensation.
WCC 38222011 CA
Del Rio vs. Quality Hardware, Republic Indemnity
Employer not liable for medical-legal costs prior the filing of a claim form or notice or knowledge by the employer of the injury followed by a reasonable time to accept or deny the claim.
58 CCC 147 (En Banc)
WCC 30601993 CA
Del Taco v. WCAB
Worker gets TD but not voc. rehab. when can't work because he's illegal immigrant.
79 Cal.App.4th 1437, 65 CCC 342
WCC 24582000 CA
Today's Round Up
MD - Mail Carrier Who Accepted Bus Driver Job While Injured Sentenced to Probation
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A 24-year-old mail carrier must pay roughly $4,000 after pleading guilty to charges stemming from accusations that he took a job with Washington, D.C.’s bus service while out on a work injury, the Washington Post reports.
Da’Mon Price, of Clinton, Maryland, was sentenced this week to one year of probation and ordered to pay $2,940.96 in restitution, plus a $1,000 fine. He had pleaded guilty to theft of government money.
Price injured his back while working for the Hyattsville Post Office. Before he visited a doctor through the workers’ compensation system, he applied for a .
CA - Employer Pays $310,000 in Settlement Over Worker Death
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Growers Street Cooling paid $310,000 in costs and civil penalties to settle allegations that its systemic violation of safety laws resulted in the death of a worker, the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Jose Juan Serrano started working as a machine operator for Growers Street on April 10, 2013, and was assigned to run a machine that wraps pallets of strawberries. On April 26, 2013, he removed a pallet that was stuck in the machine. He was crushed by a counterweight that was activated after the jam was cleared, District Attorney Dean D. Flippo said in a statement.
CA - Four Deputies at Las Vegas Shooting File Comp Claims
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Four Orange County Sheriff’s deputies filed workers’ compensation claims in California for physical and psychological injuries they say they sustained during the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas, according to a report by the Orange County Register.
The deputies were at the Route 91 Harvest festival on their own time but say they acted as on-duty law enforcement officers after the shooting started. The shooting ultimately killed 58 people and wounded more than 500.
Tom Dominguez, president of the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs, reportedly told the deputies.
CA - Psychiatrist Facing Suspension Files Constitutional Challenge in Federal Court
CA - DWC Suspends 3 More Providers From Comp System
CA - CAAA Takes Swing at Governor Over Veto of Apportionment Bill
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
FL - Ex-JCC Castiello Says Nominating Commission Followed Improper Rules
CA - Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Small Business Rep on State Fund Board
CA - San Diego Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud Charges
Oct 18-19, 2017
AWCC 2017 Educational Conferen
Arkansas Workers' Compensation Commission 33rd Annual Educational Conference
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CSIAâ€™s 2017 Fall Confer
CSIAâ€™s Fall Educational Conference will be held on October 19, 2017 at the Walnut Creek Mar …