Cal. Comp. Cases November Advanced Postings (11/2/2010)

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the November 2010 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the case below to read the complete headnotes and summary. Paul Anfuso v. W.C.A.B., Beverly La Cumbre Convalescent Hospital, Constitution State Services 75...

California: Follow the Rules When Petitioning for Reconsideration

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases and rules cited below. A petition for reconsideration is an extremely valuable tool for ensuring that a workers’ compensation administrative law judge (WCJ) has made the correct determination during the course of a workers’ compensation proceeding...

California: Traps to Avoid When Filing a Petition for Reconsideration

How to avoid the shock of a notice of intent to sanction. A party usually files a Petition for Reconsideration with the hope that their argument will be accepted and that the trial level determination will be reversed by the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB). It is always a bit of a...