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California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (2/5/2017)
Posted on 5 Feb 2017 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 82 No. 1 Jan 2017 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

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (8/10/2013)
Posted on 10 Aug 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 78 No. 7 July 2013 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

California Workers’ Comp Case Roundup: 9/11/2017
Posted on 11 Sep 2017 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 82 No. 8 August 2017 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

California: CIGA Allowed to Force a Deposition of Pro Per Injured Worker 18 Years After Industrial Injury
Posted on 26 Sep 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

In Hunter v. Oroville Elementary School , 2014 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, a deeply divided WCAB panel denied an applicant’s petition for removal and upheld the WCJ’s order compelling a pro per applicant to attend a deposition noticed by... Read More

IMR Determination Valid Even If Not Issued Within Statutory Timeframes: Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (9/10/2015)
Posted on 10 Sep 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the September 2015 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2015 LexisNexis. All... Read More

CIGA Ordered to Administer Medical Care for Both Specific and Cumulative Trauma Injuries: Cal. Comp. Cases December Advanced Postings (12/23/2011)
Posted on 24 Dec 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Featured Case of the Week: CIGA ordered to administer medical care for both specific and cumulative trauma injuries California Insurance Guarantee Association (insurer for MB Painting), administered by Intercare Insurance Services, on behalf of Credit... Read More

CIGA Not Entitled to Prejudgment Interest When Amounts Reimbursed Constituted Compensation, Not Damages: Cal. Comp. Cases May Advanced Postings (4/24/2013)
Posted on 24 Apr 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the May 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases November Advanced Postings (11/3/2011)
Posted on 4 Nov 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Featured Case of the Week: Airline Pilot's Claim for Injuries Barred by Going and Coming Rule Dann Peter Shubin, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Southwest Airlines, PSI, administered by Cambridge Pasadena, Respondents... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases June Advanced Postings (6/2/2011)
Posted on 3 Jun 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here's the first batch of advanced postings for the June 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases below to read the complete headnotes and summaries. Travelers Indemnity Company, insurer for Linear Technology... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/20/2010)
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here is the fourth batch of advanced postings for the October 2010 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases below to read the full headnotes and summaries. Ruzan Charkchyan, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals... Read More

Finally – California Appellate Court Addresses Miceli Issue
Posted on 14 Oct 2010 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

In March of 2003, the W.C.A.B. issued its first en banc decision in the Miceli v Jacuzzi case holding the policy of a special employer was “other insurance” for purposes of Insurance Code 1063.1 thereby subjecting the special employer’s... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases April Advanced Postings (4/14/2011)
Posted on 15 Apr 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the April 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the full headnotes and summaries for these cases. WCAB Significant Panel Decision Jose H. Hernandez, Applicant... Read More

CIGA Ordered to Administer Medical Care for Both Specific and Cumulative Trauma Injuries: Cal. Comp. Cases December Advanced Postings (12/23/2011)
Posted on 24 Dec 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Featured Case of the Week: CIGA ordered to administer medical care for both specific and cumulative trauma injuries California Insurance Guarantee Association (insurer for MB Painting), administered by Intercare Insurance Services, on behalf of Credit... Read More

CA: Festa Named To CIGA Post
Posted on 13 Jan 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Reno, NV (CompNewsNetwork) - EMPLOYERS® (NYSE: EIG), America's small business insurance specialist®, today announced that Stephen V. Festa, senior vice president and chief claims officer, has been named secretary and treasurer on the Board... Read More

CA: Senate Passes Extension on CIGA's Authority to Issue Revenue Bonds for Workers' Comp Claims
Posted on 10 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

SACRAMENTO, CA - By a vote of 34-0, the state Senate passed SB 1242, which will extend the sunset date from January 1, 2011, to January 1, 2013, for the California Insurance Guarantee Association to issue revenue bonds to pay workers' compensation... Read More