Workers' Compensation

Recent Posts

California: W.C.A.B. Declines to Accept Jurisdiction over Out of State NFL Player
Posted on 16 Jan 2013 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The Workers' Compensation Appeals Board has issued a decision in what can best be called a niche case involving professional sports specifically professional football. In McKinley v. Arizona Cardinals , the W.C.A.B. has issued an en banc decision... Read More

California WCAB May Lack Jurisdiction Where Out-of-State Football Player Plays a Single Game in California
Posted on 27 Apr 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

The California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board has recently issued two noteworthy panel decisions related to the WCAB’s subject matter jurisdiction in which the professional football player claimed cumulative trauma but played only a single... Read More

WCAB Lacked Jurisdiction for Football Player’s Claimed Out of State Injuries: Cal. Comp. Cases November Advanced Postings (11/5/2012)
Posted on 6 Nov 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the November 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Michael... Read More

Insurer Entitled to Credit for Third Party Recovery in Porta-Potty Injury Case: Cal. Comp. Cases May Advanced Postings (5/12/12)
Posted on 12 May 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the next batch of advanced postings for the May 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Pedro Gonzalez... Read More

California WCAB May Lack Jurisdiction Where Out-of-State Football Player Plays a Single Game in California
Posted on 27 Apr 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

The California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board has recently issued two noteworthy panel decisions related to the WCAB’s subject matter jurisdiction in which the professional football player claimed cumulative trauma but played only a single... Read More

California: W.C.A.B. Declines to Accept Jurisdiction over Out of State NFL Player
Posted on 16 Jan 2013 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The Workers' Compensation Appeals Board has issued a decision in what can best be called a niche case involving professional sports specifically professional football. In McKinley v. Arizona Cardinals , the W.C.A.B. has issued an en banc decision... Read More

WCAB Lacked Jurisdiction for Football Player’s Claimed Out of State Injuries: Cal. Comp. Cases November Advanced Postings (11/5/2012)
Posted on 6 Nov 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the November 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. ... Read More

Insurer Entitled to Credit for Third Party Recovery in Porta-Potty Injury Case: Cal. Comp. Cases May Advanced Postings (5/12/12)
Posted on 12 May 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the next batch of advanced postings for the May 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Pedro... Read More

CA: Test Case Filed for Dementia in Retired Football Players
Posted on 5 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

VAN NUYS, CA - The New York Times reports that Dr. Eleanor Perfetto has filed a California workers' compensation claim on behalf of her 67-year-old husband, Ralph Wenzel, contending a link between Wenzel's current dementia and his N.F.L. career... Read More

CA: Cincinnati Bengals Unsuccessful in Denying WCAB of Jurisdiction in Injured Football Player's Case
Posted on 19 Jun 2010 by Robin E. Kobayashi

Wesley Carroll v. New Orleans Saints Jurisdiction--Subject Matter Jurisdiction--Out-of-State Employment--WCAB, rescinding WCJ's finding, held that there was insufficient evidence in record to determine whether requirements in Labor Code §... Read More