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California Workers' Compensation Cases Roundup 1/12/2011
Posted on 15 Jan 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 75, No. 12 December 2010 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Exclusive Remedy Defense Stands In Spite of Less than “Adequate” Recovery
Posted on 11 Oct 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Co-Employee Exclusivity, Psychiatric Condition, and Violation of Safety Rule. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Presumption of Compensability for Court Reporter’s On-the-Job Aneurysm
Posted on 13 Jan 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Presumption of Compensability, Social Security Offset, Exclusive Remedy and Co-Employee Immunity, and Retaliatory Discharge. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (5-4-2012)
Posted on 4 May 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 77 No. 4 April 2012 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Court Dismisses Injured Workers' Tort Action Against Carrier for Five-Month Delay in Medical Benefits
Posted on 27 Jul 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Bad Faith Insurance Tactics, Benefits During Incarceration, Borrowing Employer, and Injury and Causation. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for... Read More

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (5/9/2010)
Posted on 7 May 2010 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson’s Spotlight on Workplace Assault, Exclusive Remedy, Insurance Policy, Course & Scope, and Fellow-Servant Doctrine. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Court Questions Sufficient Nexus Where Injured Worker Hit by Car Returning From Physical Therapy Appointment
Posted on 4 May 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Intervening Cause, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Exclusive Remedy, and Offset. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (4/22/2011)
Posted on 22 Apr 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Pre-existing Condition, Exclusive Remedy, Settlement, Increased Risk, and Common Law Wife. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Civil Action Against Supervisor Moves Forward
Posted on 8 Jun 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Civil Action Against Co-Employee, Exclusive Remedy, Volunteer Status, and Causation Involving Fatal Overdose. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer... Read More

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (7/30/2010)
Posted on 31 Jul 2010 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Mental Injury, Attorney's Fees, Death Benefits, Intentional Tort, and Statute of Limitations. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Factual Issues Related to Fatal Shooting of Employee Preclude Summary Judgment on Exclusivity Issue
Posted on 5 Nov 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Unusual Risk, LHWCA & Average Weekly Wage, and Hearsay Rule. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (5/27/2011)
Posted on 27 May 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Contractor Liability, Removal from Labor Force, Negligent and Reckless Hiring, Average Weekly Wage, and Compensable Claim. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Mother of Injured Worker Dies From Stress Related to Comp Claim
Posted on 19 Nov 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Fraud, Forfeiture of Future Disability Rights, and Extraordinary and Unusual. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (10/29/2011) – No Benefits for Worker When Her Foot Slipped Off Sandal
Posted on 29 Oct 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Intentional Tort, Out-of-State Worker, Slip and Fall, Court-Appointed Counsel, and Workers’ Comp Fraud . Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Unexplained Death Presumption Relates to Precipitating Cause of Death
Posted on 14 Sep 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Unexplained Death, Borrowed Employee, Personal Mission, and Unscheduled Benefits. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More