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Case Law Library
Aitken v. Pacific Steel Casting Co.
Exclusive remedy barred a worker's suit against a borrowing employer after it proved that he was a special employee, the 1st District Court of Appeal ruled.
WCC 37152011 CA
Alberda v. Board of Retirement of Fresno County Employees' Retirement Assoc.
A Fresno County deputy sheriff is getting a second chance at proving his entitlement to a service-connected disability retirement since the trial judge who upheld the administrative denial of his application applied the wrong standard of review to the Fresno County Employees' Retirement Association's decision.
WCC 39882013 CA
Albertson's v. WCAB (Bradley)
Honest misperception of job harassment may mix with pre-existing psychiatric condition so as to cause compensable job stress, but must be supported by competent evidence.
131 Cal.App.3d 308
WCC 31161982 CA
Albillo vs. Intermodal
It is unlawful for a company to enter into a contract with an independent contactor and then require the independent contractor to pay the cost of workers' compensation insurance premiums.
114 Cal.App.4th 190
WCC 29612003 CA
Aldi v. Carr, McClellan, etc.
Failure by the Division of Workers' Compensation to adopt a new permanent disability rating schedule (PDRS) on or before 1/1/05, as mandated by Labor Code section 4660(e), did not otherwise alter its applicability to injuries that occurred earlier than 1/1/05.
70 CCC 783
WCC 31672006 CA
Alejandre v. Valleycrest Companies
[Unpublished] An employee's dependents may not maintain a civil action for damages where, as here, the employee is injured by the employer's deliberate failure to assure that workplace equipment is safe, and conceals the lack of safety features on that equipment.
WCC 34312008 CA
Algara v. Automobile Club of Southern California
An office worker who was unable to return to work after more than six months of medical leave could not assert a viable disability discrimination claim against her employer based on its decision to terminate her and hire someone else to fill her position, which it had held open for 24 weeks.
WCC 39242012 CA
Alhambra Comm. Hospital v. WCAB
Disputed claim can be settled without satisfaction of any outstanding liens or lien claimant's consent.
44 CCC 611
WCC 25271979 CA
Ali v. USA. Cab Ltd.
The declarations of 36 putative class members sufficiently shows that they plaintiffs failed to meet their burden as to the predominance of common issues.
WCC 35472009 CA
Aliano v. WCAB
Reopened b/c employer failed to properly present facts in original decision; Service of hospital records not required but their willful suppression is fraud.
100 Cal.App.3d 341, 44 CCC 1156
WCC 26651979 CA
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Today's Round Up
NY - Activists Protest Proposed WCB Changes to Impairment Rating Method
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Groups of workers' advocates have continued to pressure the state Workers' Compensation Board to not adopt rules that would change how impairment ratings are decided — a move, they say, that would reduce benefits.
The Albany Times-Union reported Wednesday that activists in Buffalo, Brooklyn, Hauppauge and Long Island were set to submit "thousands of petitions" to their local Workers' Compensation Board offices, as well as to the board's headquarters in Menands.
The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health has come o.
CA - Governor Appoints Parisotto as AD
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Gov. Jerry Brown appointed George Parisotto as administrative director of the Division of Workers’ Compensation.
Parisotto served as acting administrative director since February 2016, when Destie Overpeck left the agency for a position with the State Bar of California.
He joined the DWC in 1998 and has held positions including acting chief counsel and industrial relations counsel during his tenure.
Prior to joining the DWC, Parisotto was a workers’ compensation claims examiner for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Energy Employees Occupational I.
NV - Insurance Division Schedules Hearing on Proposed TPA Rules
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The Nevada Division of Insurance will hold a hearing Oct. 25 on proposed rules relating to financial statements filed by third-party administrators.
Nevada law requires newly formed businesses to file a balance sheet with estimated income and expenses for the first year, and evidence that the third-party administrator can pay its obligations as they become due.
The proposed rules would require businesses to file a financial statement that has been reviewed by an independent certified public accountant.
The requirement that each application for a certificate of registration as an administrat.
CA - CAAA Takes Swing at Governor Over Veto of Apportionment Bill
CA - DWC Suspends 3 More Providers From Comp System
CA - Supreme Court Won't Disturb Decisions on Skin Condition, Travel Injury
CA - Court Affirms Dismissal of Disbarred Work Comp Attorney's Distress Claim
CA - Four Deputies at Las Vegas Shooting File Comp Claims
FL - Ex-JCC Castiello Says Nominating Commission Followed Improper Rules
NATL. - Research Links Job Stress With Work Injuries
CA - Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Small Business Rep on State Fund Board
CA - Judge Postpones Sentencing of Drobot Jr. Until February
CA - San Diego Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud Charges
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