Governor Schwarzenegger Signs Multiple Bills Expanding Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Public Safety Officers

In the twilight of his administration, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed several bills into law which collectively expand the availability of workers’ compensation benefits to public safety officers. AB 1696 amends Labor Code §4703.5 and extends death benefits to the...

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (6/7/2013)

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 78 No. 5 May 2013 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights...

California: 3rd District Issues 2 Cases on Public Safety Officers Earnings

The 3rd District Court of Appeal has issued two decisions today with some remarkable similarities. In both cases the applicant attorney and defense firms were the same (although with different individual appearing attorneys), both cases involved earnings issues for public safety officers and in both...

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (3/6/2014)

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 79 No. 2 February 2014 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE © Copyright 2014 LexisNexis. All rights...