CA: Test Case Filed for Dementia in Retired Football Players

VAN NUYS, CA - The New York Times reports that Dr. Eleanor Perfetto has filed a California workers' compensation claim on behalf of her 67-year-old husband, Ralph Wenzel, contending a link between Wenzel's current dementia and his N.F.L. career, where he played as a lineman from 1966 to 1973...

CA: Cincinnati Bengals Unsuccessful in Denying WCAB of Jurisdiction in Injured Football Player's Case

Wesley Carroll v. New Orleans Saints Jurisdiction--Subject Matter Jurisdiction--Out-of-State Employment--WCAB, rescinding WCJ's finding, held that there was insufficient evidence in record to determine whether requirements in Labor Code § 3600.5(b) were satisfied so as to deprive State of...