California WCAB Finds QME Reports Met Standards Under Almaraz/Guzman

Artemio Gonzalez v. Rangell Drywall, Inc. Permanent Disability--Rating--AMA Guides --WCAB, affirming WCJ's decision, held that QME's reports constituted substantial evidence under standards set forth in Almaraz v. Environmental Recovery Services/Guzman v. Milpitas Unified School District ...

California: Ogilvie Reversed – Confusion Reigns

The 1st District Court of Appeal has issued its decision in the combined cases of Ogilvie v W.C.A.B./ City and County of SF v WCAB reversing the W.C.A.B. en banc decision but upholding the concept of a rebuttable schedule. In its decision the Court specifically finds the W.C.A.B. exceeded its authority...