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Case Name: Rivas v. Altawood, Inc. 04/18/2012
Note: A California appellate court on Wednesday upheld an $82,777 award in favor of a bookkeeper who claimed her employer fired her for being pregnant.
Citation: E049597
WCC Citation: WCC 38862012 CA
 
 
Case Name: Rivera v. Tower Staffing, etc., et al 11/08/2002
Note: 4650(d) penalties do not apply to lump sum payments.
Citation: 67 CCC 473 [En Banc]
WCC Citation: WCC 28952002 CA
 
 
Case Name: Rivera v. WCAB 04/08/1987
Note: Declaration of Readiness not procedurally defective as an appeal of Rehab Bureau decision.
Citation: 190 Cal.App.3d 1452
WCC Citation: WCC 27551987 CA
 
 
Case Name: Rivera v. WCAB 04/08/1987
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Citation: 190 Cal.App.3d 1452
WCC Citation: WCC 27561987 CA
 
 
Case Name: Rivera vs. WCAB (Tower Staffing) 10/03/2003
Note: Overrules En Banc decision in Rivera vs Tower Staffing: 4650 applies to both periodic and accrued indemnity, but not commuted lump sums.
Citation: 112 Cal.App.4th 1124
WCC Citation: WCC 29562003 CA
 
 
Case Name: Rivera-Sanchez v. Perez 03/19/2013
Note: The widow of a California man who fell to his death while performing roof repairs for a friend could not assert a viable claim against the property owner as the putative employer of her late-husband or in tort.
Citation: C065350
WCC Citation: WCC 39922013 CA
 
 
Case Name: Rivera-Sanchez v. WCAB 01/16/2009
Note: A forklift operator is not entitled to a higher permanent partial disability rating because he failed to present a legal basis to reverse the Workers Compensation Appeals Boards factual findings
Citation: F056372
WCC Citation: WCC 34802009 CA
 
 
Case Name: Riverview Fire Protection Dist. v. WCAB 03/25/1994
Note: Presumption of cancer in firefighters eliminates need to show that cancer proximately caused by exposure to carcinogens.
Citation: 23 Cal.App.4th 1120
WCC Citation: WCC 28891994 CA
 
 
Case Name: RMC Pacific Materials v. Metropolitan Stevedore 09/10/2009
Note: Substantial evidence supported the jury's finding that the employer's negligence was the proximate cause of the longshoreman's death. The trial court did not erroneously instruct the jury that the employer was responsible for Padgett's death.
Citation: A119173
WCC Citation: WCC 35652009 CA
 
 
Case Name: Robbins v. Sharp Healthcare 09/26/2006
Note: Bias or the appearance of bias solely against an attorney or law firm may be a valid ground for a petition for disqualification of a WCJ.
Citation: 71 CCC 1291
WCC Citation: WCC 31852006 CA
 
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