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Reversing a decision of a state appellate court that had vacated the judgment of the circuit court as having been entered without subject matter jurisdiction because the claimant’s action for judicial review had been filed more than 20 days after...
Defendant, not applicant, has mandatory obligation to forward all relevant medical records to IMR
In Garibay-Jimenez v. Santa Barbara Medical Foundation Clinic , 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, a WCAB panel rescinded the WCJ’s order denying...
The Supreme Court of Ohio, reversing the Eighth District Court of Appeals, held the state’s “consent provision” [see Ohio Rev. Code § 4123.512(D)], which allows an employee to dismiss an employer-initiated appeal only with the consent...
CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES
Vol. 80 No. 9 September 2015
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...
Workers’ Compensation Judges are starting to see appeals of IMR decisions where the parties are raising very interesting arguments at conferences and trials. We expect to see quite a few noteworthy panel decisions in the coming months outlining...
In McAtee v. Briggs & Pearson Construction , 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, the WCAB rescinded the WCJ’s decision denying the applicant’s appeal of an Administrative Director’s independent medical review (IMR) determination...
WCAB Judge Roster, October 5, 2010