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California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (6/14/2014)
Posted on 14 Jun 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 79 No. 5 May 2014 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 Applicants’ Attorneys Association Reacts to California Supreme Court’s “Baker” Decision on Cost of Living for Disabled Workers
Posted on 11 Aug 2011 by Workers' Compensation Law Community Staff

Disability Compensation will not keep pace with inflation The California Supreme Court issued its decision today in Baker v. WCAB, addressing the issue of when the cost of living adjustments (COLA) contained in Labor Code Section 4659(c) are first... Read More

CA: Dependent of Deceased Worker Not Entitled to Annual Increases in Death Benefits
Posted on 17 Jul 2010 by Robin E. Kobayashi

Christopher Peckham (Dec'd), Lisa Falvo-Peckham (Widow) v. Resolution Law Corp and Republic Indemnity Co. of America Death Benefits--Cost of Living Adjustments--WCAB upheld WCJ's finding that dependent daughter of decedent who died on 6/21... Read More