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Workers' Compensation

CA: Insurer Not Entitled to Offset Temporary Disability Indemnity Against Injured Worker's Social Security Benefits

Dale Alexander v.  Highland Pump Company

Credit—Temporary Disability Indemnity—Social Security—WCAB upheld WCJ's finding that applicant/sales/service manager with injury to both knees, low back and in form of hearing loss during period 1961 through 2/26/91 did not take himself out of labor market by applying for social security benefits and that defendant/SCIF was not entitled to offset liability for temporary disability indemnity owed to applicant against applicant's social security benefits. © Copyright 2010 LexisNexis. All rights reserved.

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Source: California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board