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California: IME Report Based Upon Unilateral Ex-Parte Communication Struck By Court Of Appeal—New IME Required
Posted on 17 Mar 2011 by David Bryan Leonard

By David Bryan Leonard, Esq. Physician’s vulnerability to ex parte manipulation by a party is highlighted in t he recent Court of Appeal Case of State Farm Insurance v. W .C.A.B. (“Pearson”) [192 Cal. App. 4th 51; 2011 Cal. App... Read More

California: Judicial Factors of Consideration in Assessing Substantial Causation of Injury From Good Faith Personnel Actions
Posted on 3 Feb 2011 by David Bryan Leonard

David Bryan Leonard, Esq. In San Francisco Unified School District v. W.C.A.B. (2010) 190 Cal. App. 4th 1, [ 117 Cal. Rptr. 3d 824, 2010 Cal. App. LEXIS 1943 ] , the Court concluded that all injurious factors, industrial and non-industrial, must... Read More