Exception to Use of 2005 Schedule Never Triggered When Defendant Paid Temporary Disability Into 2010: Cal. Comp. Cases July Advanced Postings (6/28/12)

Exception to Use of 2005 Schedule Never Triggered When Defendant Paid Temporary Disability Into 2010: Cal. Comp. Cases July Advanced Postings (6/28/12)

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the July 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases.

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Rebecca Hanson, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, University of California, Santa Cruz, PSI, administered by Sedgwick CMS, Respondents, 2012 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 75

Permanent Disability—Application of 2005 Permanent Disability Rating Schedule—WCAB, in split panel opinion, rescinded WCJ's finding that 1997 Schedule for Rating Permanent Disabilities applied to rate permanent disability incurred by applicant as result of 9/18/2003 back and psyche injuries, when WCAB disagreed with WCJ's determination that defendant's erroneous issuance of Labor Code § 4061 notice on 10/8/2003 was sufficient to mandate application of 1997 Schedule, and held that exception in …

Olga Garau, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, State of California/Department of Industrial Relations, legally uninsured, State Compensation Insurance Fund, adjusting agency, Respondents, 2012 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 74

Workers' Compensation Judges—California State Bar Status—WCAB, denying applicant’s petition for removal, held that WCJs who are inactive, rather than active, members of California State Bar have …

Ralphs Grocery Company, PSI, administered by Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Carrie Nall, Respondents, 2012 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 76

Permanent Disability—Apportionment—New and Further Disability—WCAB held that there was good cause to reopen previous award for applicant’s two industrial injuries (1978 to 3/14/2001 and on 3/14/2001) to neck, shoulders, and upper extremities, when WCAB found that previous award included …

Injury AOE/COE—After granting petition to reopen award, WCAB held that applicant sustained injury AOE/COE to her psyche from 1978 to 3/14/2001 and on 3/14/2001, based on …

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