Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the March 2014 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases.
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Albert Carrabello, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, RGW Construction, Old Republic Insurance Corporation, Respondents, lexis.com, Lexis Advance
WCAB Jurisdiction—Disbursement of Third Party Settlement Funds—WCAB, reversing WCJ, held that WCAB had jurisdiction to adjudicate apportionment of applicant/labor foreman’s third-party settlement proceeds received in connection with industrial hip and lumbar spine injury, including any issues of employer fault and attorney’s fees and expenses, when WCAB found that…
Man N. Nguyen, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, legally uninsured, State Compensation Insurance Fund, adjusting agency, Respondents, lexis.com, Lexis Advance
Permanent Disability—Rating—WCAB held that applicant/registered nurse with industrial heart injury established good cause to reopen stipulated award of 54 percent permanent disability, and awarded 64 percent permanent disability based on agreed medical examiner’s substantial supplemental reporting as to applicant’s actual current permanent disability resulting from cardiovascular condition and compensable consequence renal failure, when…
Bobbie Sanders, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, State of California/Employment Development Department, legally uninsured, State Compensation Insurance Fund, adjusting agency, Respondents, lexis.com, Lexis Advance
Injury AOE/COE—WCAB held that applicant keyboard operator did not sustain her burden of proving injury AOE/COE on 10/15/1997 or cumulatively ending 10/15/1997 to her neck, back, hands, shoulders, wrists, fingers, knees, psyche/stress, TMJ, or in form of fibromyalgia…
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