LexisNexis has selected some of the top “noteworthy” panel decisions issued by the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board during the period July through December 2016. The list features a number of decisions addressing medical...
In Beltran v. Structural Steel Fabricators , 2016 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS – (cite pending), the WCAB panel rescinded the WCJ’s Order Approving Compromise and Release which disallowed the parties’ agreement to settle any claim the...
Interesting Ramifications of Labor Code Section 5814
By Brad Wixen, Esq.
In Garcia v. Sara Lee Corporation , 2016 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS – (Board Panel Decision), applicant received an independent medical review (IMR) overturning a utilization...