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California: Delay in Payment of Disability Retirement Advances: Is it Subject to an LC 5814 Penalty?
Posted on 3 Mar 2016 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

In Gage v. County of Sacramento , 2016 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, the WCAB, reversing the WCJ in a split panel opinion, held that the defendant’s delay in the payment of disability retirement advances to the applicant deputy sheriff who suffered... Read More

California: No Penalty for Nearly Seven-Month Delay in Providing Dental Services Approved by Utilization Review
Posted on 1 Mar 2015 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

In Murphy v. Petsmart, Inc., 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, a split panel WCAB rescinded the WCJ’s order awarding a maximum 25 percent penalty under Labor Code § 5814 for the defendant’s delay in providing dental treatment to an... Read More

Defendant’s 39-Day Delay of $49K Settlement Payment Found Unreasonable: Cal. Comp. Cases February Advanced Postings (2/18/2015)
Posted on 18 Feb 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for February 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