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Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Injured Worker Entitled to Additional TTD Benefits Despite Derogatory Conduct

Larson's Spotlight on Temporary Total Disability Benefits, Going and Coming Rule, LHWCA Benefits, and Exclusive Remedy Rule. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has compiled...

Ohio: Termination for Violating Company’s Policy Against Cell Phones in Work Area Results in Denial of Additional TTD Benefits

Where an employee knowingly violated a company rule prohibiting employees from taking cell phones into the work area, her termination for the violation disqualified her from receiving temporary total disability benefits for an earlier, work-related injury since her actions amounted to a voluntary abandonment...

FEHA Settlement Didn’t Preclude TTD Award: Cal. Comp. Cases November Advanced Postings (10/22/2013)

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the November 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. Zurich North America, insurer...

California: W.C.A.B. Rules on Gap Between TD Ending and PTD Commencing

The W.C.A.B. has issued an en banc decision addressing one of the consequential issues to the two-year limitation on payment of temporary total disability benefits contained in Labor Code § 4656(c). In Brower v. David Jones Construction , the W.C.A.B. has addressed the issue of when permanent total...

California Workers’ Comp Temporary Total Disability Maximum to Top $1,100 a Week in 2015

California’s State Average Weekly Wage (SAWW) climbed just under 2.666% from $1,067.25 to $1,095.70 in the 12 months ending March 31, 2014, which the California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) notes will push the maximum temporary total disability (TTD) rate for 2015 job injuries to...