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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

Defense Attorney Not on Special Mission When Injured: Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (2/28/2013)
Posted on 28 Feb 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the March 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. Tara... 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

Special Mission Exception to Going and Coming Rule Rejected in Claim for Car Accident on Way to Work: Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (9/6/2012)
Posted on 6 Sep 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the September 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnote and summary. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Robert... 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

Fungal Sinusitis Based on Mold Exposure: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/3/2013)
Posted on 3 Jan 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the January 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. County... 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

Commercial Traveler Rule Applied to Dive Into Hotel Swimming Pool: Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (9/13/2012)
Posted on 13 Sep 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the September 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnote and summary. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Tony's... Read More

California: “Required Vehicle” Exception to Going and Coming Rule May Be Utilized in 3rd Party’s Negligence Action Against Employer
Posted on 20 Sep 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

Under California’s “required vehicle” exception to the going and coming rule, injuries sustained during the commute are said to arise out of and in the course of the employment if the employer required the employee to utilize her personal... 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

Nurse Proved Stressful Work Caused Cerebral Stroke: Cal. Comp. Cases November Advanced Postings (11/14/2012)
Posted on 15 Nov 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for the November 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. ... Read More