Workers' Compensation

Defendant Penalized for Prematurely Taking Credit Against Permanent Disability: Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (3/11/2015)

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for March 2015 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases.

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Warner Bros. Studios, Inc., PSI, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Roy Crocker, Respondents, lexis.com, Lexis Advance

Credit—Overpayment of Temporary Disability Indemnity—Penalties—WCAB, reversing WCJ in split panel decision, held that defendant underpaid applicant’s permanent total disability award by prematurely taking credit against permanent disability for its alleged overpayment of temporary disability and was thereby subject to 25 percent penalty under Labor Code § 5814, when panel majority concluded that…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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