CA: WCAB Provides Guidance on Petition to Reopen to Add Injury to New Body Parts

Mark Hancock v. D&M Hancock, State Compensation Insurance Fund WCAB Jurisdiction--Petitions to Reopen--Addition of New Body Part--WCAB, affirming WCJ's decision, held that WCAB had jurisdiction over applicant's claim for cumulative injury to his bilateral shoulders through 7/31/2001, when...

California Workers' Compensation Cases Roundup 1/12/2011

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 75, No. 12 December 2010 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 Appellate Court Compensation...

No Mutual Mistake of Fact Existed When Stipulations Submitted: Cal. Comp. Cases February Advanced Postings (2/20/2013)

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for the February 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. United Airlines, Inc., PSI, adjusted by Gallagher...

Apportionment of Non-Industrial Factors Occurring After Stipulated Award: Cal. Comp. Cases August Advanced Postings (8/22/2013)

Here’s the 4th batch of advanced postings for the August 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Carol Charon, Petitioner v. Workers'...