Police Officer Injured During Off Duty 5K Race: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/9/2013)

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the January 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases.

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City of Anaheim, PSI, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Randall Quick, Respondents, 2012 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 170

Injury AOE/COE—Off-Duty Athletic Activities—WCAB affirmed WCJ’s finding that applicant/police officer who collapsed while participating in off-duty Baker to Vegas relay race suffered injury AOE/COE, and held that applicant’s belief that he was required to participate in race by defendant Anaheim Police Department was objectively reasonable for purposes of meeting compensability requirements in …

David Pesko, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, City of Westminster, PSI, administered by Corvel Corporation, Respondents, 2012 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 173

Presumption of Industrial Causation—Cancer—Peace Officers—WCAB, in split panel decision, upheld WCJ’s finding that applicant/police officer did not sustain industrial injury in form of throat cancer, when WCAB found that …

Angela McMillan, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Providence Systems, Inc., State Compensation Insurance Fund, Respondents, 2012 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 172

Injury AOE/COE—WCAB held that applicant promotions coordinator did not meet her burden of proving cumulative trauma injury AOE/COE to psyche during her employment with defendant ending 12/19/2000, when WCAB found…

Petitions for Writ for Review—Court of Appeal found that applicant's petition for writ of review did not comply with …

Hamid Khazaeli, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Sysmaster Corporation, Spedia.com, Great American Insurance Company, Respondents, 2012 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 171

Petitions for Reconsideration/Removal—WCAB dismissed two petitions from applicant seeking reconsideration and/or removal, when WCAB found that…

Rose Walton, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, State of California/Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, legally uninsured, State Compensation Insurance Fund, adjusting agent, Respondents, 2012 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 174

Petitions for Writ for Review—Court of Appeal Jurisdiction—Court of Appeal dismissed petition for writ of review for lack of jurisdiction, when…

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