Trucker as Independent Contractor Based on SG Borello Factors: Cal. Comp. Cases April Advanced Postings (3/27/2013)

Trucker as Independent Contractor Based on SG Borello Factors: Cal. Comp. Cases April Advanced Postings (3/27/2013)

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the April 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases.

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Harjinder Singh (Dec’d), and Satinder Kaur (Surviving Spouse), Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, New Legend, Inc., Uninsured Employers Benefits Trust Fund, Granite State Insurance Company, Respondents, 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 39 (lexis.com), 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 39 (Lexis Advance)

Employment Relationships—Independent Contractors vs. Employees—WCAB affirmed WCJ’s finding that decedent/trucker was independent contractor, rather than defendant’s employee, when he was fatally injured in truck accident, based on analysis of factors in S.G. Borello & Sons, Inc. v. Department of Industrial Relations (1989) 48 Cal. 3d 341, 769 P.2d 399, 256 Cal. Rptr. 543, 54 Cal. Comp. Cases 80, weighing in favor of finding independent contractor status, when evidence established that…

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