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Case Law Library
Verga v. WCAB
In light of the legislative intent in enacting section 3208.3, subdivision (b)(1), the disdainful reactions of co-workers to the claimant's abusive conduct were neither
actual events of employment nor the predominant cause of her psychological injuries within the meaning of the statute.
WCC 33042008 CA
Vierra v. WCAB
Because the WCAB unquestionably has the ultimate authority over attorney compensation (see Reich, supra, 99 Cal.App.3d at p. 234), the WCJ's order that a fee agreement is not binding is free from error.
154 Cal. App. 4th 1142; 65 Cal. Rptr. 3d 423
WCC 32502007 CA
Vilkitis v. WCAB
[Unpublished] Current sections 4663 and 4664 require physicians to consider each industrial injury sustained, and apportion the injured worker's disability for cause.
WCC 35342009 CA
Villa v. WCAB
45 day time limit for filing petition for writ of review is extended when order served by mail.
156 Cal.App.3d 1076
WCC 27791984 CA
Vine vs. Bear Valley Ski Co.
Employee cannot escape assumption of risk doctrine for injury not covered by work comp.
118 Cal.App.4th 577
WCC 29852004 CA
Virginia Surety Co. v. WCAB (Echelard)
Under the WCAB's reasoning and Dr. Thomas's medical reporting, we agree the record supports an indication of permanent disability permitting the use of the 1997 PDRS. Accordingly, we will not disturb the WCAB's decision.
WCC 34142008 CA
Virginia Surety, Inc. v. WCAB
[Unpublished] The 1997 schedule applies in the present case, based on the statutory reading of section 4660, subdivision (d)(2) as established under
Genlyte Group, LLC, etc. v. Workers' Comp. Appeals Bd., B198100, Jan. 3, 2008.
WCC 33112008 CA
Von Arx v. Max Equipment Rental
[Unpublished] Insufficient evidence to justify the necessary, reasonable or logical inferences of causation from employer's actions or inactions,' so nonsuit ruling was proper.
WCC 33472008 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
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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
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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
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