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Case Law Library
Maranian v. WCAB
90-day limitation runs from date of receipt of Claim Form; Order on Recon final re appellate review.
81 Cal.App.4th 1068, 65 CCC 650
WCC 24912000 CA
Margaret A. Seltzer v. William Gwire
An attorney, represented in a civil action by a former employee of his firm, was entitled to recover his legal fees as the prevailing party in the underlying action.
WCC 38872012 CA
Marine v. College of Sequoias
A college employee fired after getting into a fight with a co-worker's sister and being tried for assault with a deadly weapon could not challenge her termination, but she could pursue her claims of retaliation and discrimination based on her request for accommodation of her disabilities.
WCC 38532012 CA
Market Basket v. WCAB
Physician's report defective where no reference to preexisting psychiatric condition.
86 Cal.App.3d 137, 43 CCC 1186
WCC 28081978 CA
Marquez v. Novellus Systems
A property owner is not liable to a dead tree trimmer's estate because it did not owe him a duty to protect him from a wood chipper.
WCC 34982009 CA
Marquez v. WCAB
Lien not allowed for overpaid disability benefits against subsequent employer comp. payments.
60 CCC 711
WCC 25061995 CA
Marsh v. WCAB (Bostitch)
Apportionment under SB 899 applies to cases pending reconsideration.
130 Cal.App.4th 906
WCC 31052005 CA
Martin v. General Dynamics
Arbitrator did not exceed his authority in finding no wrongful termination after workers' compensation settlement.
WCC 35042009 CA
Martinez v. Combs
Two produce merchants did not have an employer-employee relationship with seasonal agricultural workers, according to a California Supreme Court decision requiring a detailed interpretation of Labor Code 1194.
WCC 36272010 CA
Today's Round Up
OH - Woman Ordered to Pay Restitution for Spending Dead Boyfriend's Benefit Funds
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The boyfriend died, but the workers’ comp checks kept coming.
Because 58-year-old Suzette Hedrick of Toledo, Ohio, cashed the checks, she has a choice of reimbursing the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation $18,576 or serve 10 months in prison, the BWC said in a press release Friday. A Lucas County judge on Oct. 5 sentenced Hendrik to five years of probation after she pleaded guilty to attempted grand theft, a fifth-degree felony, the bureau said.
Hendrick’s boyfriend, whom the bureau did not identify, was receiving permanent total disability benefits until his death on Oct. 3, .
TX - Imprisoned Doctors' Luxury Cars, Diamond-Covered Rolexes Up for Auction
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The federal government is auctioning off 21 luxury cars seized from two doctors who are serving long prison sentences for running a pill mill in Mobile, Alabama.
Gold jewelry and a series of Rolex watches covered in diamonds will also be auctioned Saturday at the Hilton Austin Airport, KSAT-TV 12 reports.
The items were seized from John Patrick Couch and Xiulu Ruan, who became rich from selling instant-release fentanyl drugs off-label for neck, back and joint pain. The highly addictive opioid, produced by a company called Subsys, was approved only to trea.
WA - L&I: Unregistered Contractor Behind on Premium Payments
The Washington state Department of Labor and Industries said a contractor charged with felony theft for collecting payments for projects he never started owed $6,500 in workers’ compensation premiums and another $12,000 for unregistered contracting.
Jesse Scott Espinoza, owner of Jesse’s Custom Concrete, is accused of accepting a total of $5,000 in down payments for two jobs that he allegedly abandoned. According to L&I, Espinoza did not work a single day on either project and never returned the money.
What’s more, the department said it suspended Espinoza’s .
CA - Former DIR Director Duncan Joins Sacramento Lobbying Group
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Cal Capitol Group, a lobbying firm in Sacramento, announced that former Department of Industrial Relations Director John Duncan joined the company as a senior executive.
Duncan was director of the DIR from 2007 to 2011, and served as chairman of the California Public Employment Relations Board from 2004 to 2007.
He worked as vice president of government affairs for US HealthWorks from 2012 to 2016, and held the same title at Western Dental Services, where he worked since 2016.
Cal Capitol Group said Duncan’s expertise and communication skills, as well as his contacts an.
CA - CAAA Takes Swing at Governor Over Veto of Apportionment Bill
CA - Court Affirms Dismissal of Disbarred Work Comp Attorney's Distress Claim
CA - Four Deputies at Las Vegas Shooting File Comp Claims
CA - Number of QMEs Falls as Panel Requests Increase
CA - Judge Postpones Sentencing of Drobot Jr. Until February
CA - Decision Says Claims Had Preclusive Effect on Discrimination Suit
CA - Court Revives Worker's Discrimination Claim
PA - Republican Senators Seek to Introduce Formulary Bill
CA - DOJ Moving to Allow Direct Access to Prescription Database
CA - Employer Pays $310,000 in Settlement Over Worker Death
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