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Case Law Library
Sarabi v. WCAB
The court finds TTD benefits may be awarded after five years if a 'new and further' disability arose within that time.
151 Cal. App. 4th 920
WCC 32282007 CA
Save Mart STores vs. WCAB (Gwin)
One is not a qualified injured worker merely because of an inability to coexist with other workers or supervisors, so long as an equivalent position is available at the same place of employment.
3 CA4th 720
WCC 30281992 CA
Save Mart v. WCAB
[Unpublished] Substantial evidence is relevant evidence that a reasonable mind might accept as adequate to support a conclusion. In the present case, the WCAB's decision was both reasonable and based on substantial evidence.
WCC 32992008 CA
Schechter v. Nissanoff
[Unpublished] Eisenberg demonstrated, and the trial court found, he was not exposed to confidential information when he worked at Hollins. Accordingly, the denial of Hollins's motion to disqualify would have been proper under the modified substantial relationship test, which presumes access to confidential information.
WCC 33202008 CA
Scheffield Med. Grp., Inc. v. WCAB
Findings of WCAB on questions of fact are conclusive/not subject to review if supported by substant. evidence.
70 Cal.App.4th 868
WCC 27111999 CA
Scheftner vs. Rio Linda School District
Submission orders and orders closing discovery, that issued prior to the enactment of SB 899 on April 19, 2004, are 'existing' orders that cannot be reopened due to the prohibition set forth in Section 47.
68 CCC 1281; En Banc
WCC 30312004 CA
Today's Round Up
NV - WCS Schedules Basic Orientation Training
The Nevada Workers’ Compensation Section is holding basic orientation training sessions on Oct. 25.
The classes cover basic regulatory processes for the state’s workers’ compensation system, including a description of the forms needed when a workplace injury or occupational disease occurs.
Training will be held at the agency’s office, 1301 N. Green Valley Parkway, Suite 200, in Henderson. Training will be available via video conference at the Division of Industrial Relations building, 400 W. King St., in Carson City.
The first class is at 9:30 a.m. and the second is .
CA - DWC Posts Draft Benefit Notice Rules to Forum
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The California Division of Workers’ Compensation posted proposed revisions to rules pertaining to notice requirements for denied claims to its online forum for public comment.
Senate Bill 1160 requires the DWC to adopt rules by Jan. 1, 2018, to provide workers with notice that they can access medical treatment outside the work comp system when a claim is denied. The proposed revision will add to benefit notices a statement saying, “Although your claim has been denied, if you believe that you still need medical treatment for your injury or illness, you have the right to obtain trea.
CA - Anne Schmitz Named WCAB Secretary
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The Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board named Anne Schmitz as its secretary, effective immediately.
Schmitz, a deputy commissioner, served as acting secretary since Aug. 31. She is taking over the position on a permanent basis to replace Richard Newman, secretary and deputy commissioner, who is retiring.
Schmitz joined the Department of Industrial Relations as an attorney in 2010.
Newman joined the WCAB in 2016 after Rick Dietrich retired. Before taking over as secretary, Newman had served as chief judge of the Division of Workers’ Compensation since September 2011.
CA - CAAA Takes Swing at Governor Over Veto of Apportionment Bill
CA - Court Affirms Dismissal of Disbarred Work Comp Attorney's Distress Claim
CA - Number of QMEs Falls as Panel Requests Increase
CA - Limited Injunction to Apply Only to Liens Not Listed on DWC Website
CA - Four Deputies at Las Vegas Shooting File Comp Claims
NY - Activists Protest Proposed WCB Changes to Impairment Rating Method
CA - Judge Postpones Sentencing of Drobot Jr. Until February
CA - QME Report Examines Impact of Suspended Providers, Med-Legal Agents
CA - 2nd DCA Won't Revive Actress' Civil Claims for On-Set Accident
CA - Court Revives Worker's Discrimination Claim
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