Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (9/22/2011)

Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (9/22/2011)

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for the September 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the complete headnotes and summaries.

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Miguel Flores, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Toma-Tek, Cambridge Integrated Services, Respondents, 2011 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 138

Serious and Willful Misconduct of Employer—WCAB held that applicant/lead mechanic at tomato processing plant failed to establish that his industrial injuries, including steam burns to his right leg and related depressive disorder, resulted from serious and willful misconduct of defendant pursuant to Labor Code § 4553, when WCAB found that…

Sacramento Hernandez, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, LKQ Corporation/LKQ Auto Parts, Universal Underwriters Group/Universal Underwriters Insurance Group, Respondents LKQ Corporation/LKQ Auto Parts, Universal Underwriters Group/Universal Underwriters Insurance Group, Petitioners v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Sacramento Hernandez, Respondents, 2011 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 139

Petitions for Reconsideration—Service—WCAB dismissed applicant's petition for reconsideration (F061181) because applicant did not serve petition on all adverse parties (nine lien claimants), service was mandatory under…

Injury AOE/COE—Alternatively, on merits of applicant's petition for reconsideration (F061181), WCAB would deny reconsideration of findings and award holding that …

Temporary Disability—Alternatively, on merits of applicant's petition for reconsideration (F061181), WCAB would deny reconsideration of findings and award that deferred issue of …

Stipulations—Alternatively, on merits of applicant's petition for reconsideration (F061181), WCAB would deny reconsideration of findings and award relieving defendant of stipulation that …

Permanent and Stationary Date—Addressing defendant's petition for reconsideration (F061187) of findings and award, WCAB held that applicant was permanent and stationary for 5/20/2002 industrial injury on 3/1/2006 (not 8/18/2003, as contended by defendant), based on …

Evidence—Addressing defendant's petition for reconsideration (F061187) of findings and award, WCAB noted that it admitted additional evidence and considered …

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