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Case Law Library
American Safety Casualty Ins. Co. v. Mothershead
[Unpublished] Two plaintiffs who did not accept pretrial settlement offers are not liable for a defendant's expert witness fees, because the offers were unclear and conditional.
WCC 35212009 CA
Amerigas Propane, LP v. Landstar Ranger, Inc.
A trial court should not have granted a defendant's motion for summary judgment because a factual question existed about whether an injured trucker was an employee, and whether a company owed him a duty as an independent contractor.
WCC 36232010 CA
Amico vs. WCAB
Prior rating or award does not necessarily evidence prior level of disability.
WCC 30271974 CA
Andersen v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
Employer violated section 132a by requiring claimant to use his earned vacation time rather than sick leave to attend medical appointments to care for his industrial injuries.
149 Cal. App. 4th 1369, 72 CCC 389
WCC 32172007 CA
Anderson v. Catholic Healthcare West
A hospital made reasonable efforts to accommodate a nurse with a severe latex allergy and its decision to fire her when a suitable modified duty position could not be found did not violate the Fair Employment and Housing Act.
WCC 40022013 CA
Anderson v. Denham Contracting
[Unpublished] A subcontractor did not owe a project foreman a duty of care to prevent him from falling through a hole in the roof.
WCC 35092009 CA
Anderson v. Union Oil Co.
Employer can provide in a voluntary benefit plan for credit against work comp. liabilities.
49 Cal.App.3d 968, 40 CCC 970
WCC 24601975 CA
Andrade v. City of Milpitas
A municipal employer who allowed an employee to miss more than one out of every 10 days of work over a two-year period because of her fibromyalgia and made arrangements for her to work from home, made sufficient accommodation for the worker's disabilities.
WCC 39702013 CA
Angelotti v. Walt Disney Company et al.
Exclusive remedy barred a stuntman from suing a film production company because substantial evidence showed that it was his special employer, the 2nd District Court of Appeal ruled.
WCC 37182011 CA
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Today's Round Up
MD - Mail Carrier Who Accepted Bus Driver Job While Injured Sentenced to Probation
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
October 18 &19, 20 …
Oct 18-19, 2017
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Oct 19, 2017
CSIAâ€™s 2017 Fall Confer
CSIAâ€™s Fall Educational Conference will be held on October 19, 2017 at the Walnut Creek Mar …