Workers' Compensation

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Arbitrator Rules For Kansas City Chiefs: Players Must Pursue Workers’ Comp in Missouri, Not California
Posted on 1 Mar 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Former Kansas City Chiefs football players cannot seek California workers' compensation benefits under the rationale that their cumulative injuries occurred in various cities and states. Numerous injured NFL players have filed workers' compensation... Read More

California: Court Rules Labor Code Section 3208.3 Burden of Proof Falls on Applicant
Posted on 29 Mar 2012 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The Second District Court of Appeals has reversed a W.C.A.B. award of psychiatric injury for an employee with less than 6 months employment and in doing so has provided valuable additional guidance on the criterion for meeting the statutory exception... Read More

California: Labor Code Section 3208.3(h) Applied to Migraine Headaches
Posted on 1 Mar 2012 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The 4th District Court of Appeal has issued a decision on an issue which has been pending in an unresolved fashion since the early 1990s when Labor Code § 3208.3 was amended to provide that injuries arising from lawful good faith personnel actions... Read More