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Probation Dept. Counselor Stumbles on Way to Break Up Classroom Fight Between Juvenile Detainees: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/26/2012)
Posted on 26 Jan 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for the January 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes. County of Kern/Kern County Probation Department, PSI, Petitioner v. Workers'... Read More

Arbitrator of Contribution Proceeding Not Bound by WCJ’s Finding of Injury AOE/COE: Cal. Comp. Cases June Advanced Postings (5/30/12)
Posted on 31 May 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the June 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Los Angeles... Read More

Worker’s Pre-existing Diabetes Not to Blame for Post-Injury Amputation: Cal. Comp. Cases December Advanced Postings (11/23/2011)
Posted on 20 Nov 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Featured Case of the Week: Worker’s Pre-existing Diabetes Not to Blame for Post-Injury Amputation Bridgestone Firestone, Old Republic Insurance Company, Petitioners v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Ronald Fussell (aka Ronald Fussel... Read More

The Thin Line Between Horseplay and the Initial Physical Aggressor Defense
Posted on 7 Oct 2011 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

A recent California case with a wild factual scenario provides guidance on the important factual distinctions between horseplay and the initial physical aggressor defense California Labor Code Section 3600 sets forth a number of conditions that must... Read More

Workplace Violence: Fatal Shooting at Dental Office Was Not Sufficiently Connected to Employment
Posted on 13 Feb 2012 by Thomas A. Robinson

Good News: Overall Reduction in Violent Crime, “In” and “Out” of the Workplace With the stalled economy, high unemployment (and even higher levels of underemployment), record budget deficits at both the federal and state levels... Read More

Neutral Risk Doctrine Applied to Render Claim Compensable: Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (3/14/2012)
Posted on 14 Mar 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the next batch of advanced postings for the March 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Kyong... Read More