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Applicant’s Cumulative Trauma Claim Not Time Barred: August Cal. Comp. Cases (7/27/2016)
Posted on 27 Jul 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Applicant’s Cumulative Trauma Claim Not Time Barred: August Cal. Comp. Cases (7/27/2016) Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the July 2016 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the... Read More

No Mutual Mistake of Fact Existed When Stipulations Submitted: Cal. Comp. Cases February Advanced Postings (2/20/2013)
Posted on 20 Feb 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

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

California Court of Appeals Closes Apportionment Loophole
Posted on 2 Dec 2011 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The Court of Appeal has closed what could have ended up being an enormous loophole in Labor Code § 4663 with a decision reversing a W.C.A.B. opinion on apportionment and then ordering publication after the decision was initially ordered unpublished... Read More

The Vexatious Litigant: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/13/2011)
Posted on 13 Oct 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Featured Case of the Week: Vexatious Litigant - Lexis.com subscribers can link to the complete summary. Sylvia Santos , Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Guard Management, Inc. (aka GMI Security Services), Insurance Company of the... Read More

When Specific Injury and Cumulative Injury Cases Consolidated, All Evidence in Both Cases Properly Admitted: Cal. Comp. Cases August Advanced Postings (8/19/2015)
Posted on 20 Aug 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for August 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 rights... Read More

Decedent Electrician Suffered Injurious Exposure to Asbestos Fibers: Cal. Comp. Cases June Advanced Postings (6/9/2015)
Posted on 10 Jun 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

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

Split Panel Finds Pro Baseball Player’s Cumulative Injury Claim Barred by Statute of Limitations: Cal. Comp. Cases June Advanced Postings (6/6/2016)
Posted on 7 Jun 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the June 2016 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2016 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

Lien Claim Not Time Barred When Defendant Acknowledged Notice of Lien: Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (3/19/2013)
Posted on 20 Mar 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

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

California Workers' Compensation Cases Roundup (3/23/2012)
Posted on 24 Mar 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 77 No. 2 February 2012 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 Court of Appeals Closes Apportionment Loophole
Posted on 2 Dec 2011 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The Court of Appeal has closed what could have ended up being an enormous loophole in Labor Code § 4663 with a decision reversing a W.C.A.B. opinion on apportionment and then ordering publication after the decision was initially ordered unpublished... Read More

The Vexatious Litigant: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/13/2011)
Posted on 13 Oct 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Featured Case of the Week: Vexatious Litigant - Lexis.com subscribers can link to the complete summary. Sylvia Santos , Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Guard Management, Inc. (aka GMI Security Services), Insurance Company of... Read More

California Workers' Compensation Cases Roundup (3/23/2012)
Posted on 24 Mar 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 77 No. 2 February 2012 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... Read More