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Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (9/22/2011)
Posted on 22 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for the September 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2011 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Miguel Flores , Petitioner... Read More

Psychiatric Injuries Post-SB 863: The PQME Process Lives On
Posted on 10 Sep 2015 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

In Hernandez v. Fremont Bank, 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, the WCAB affirmed the WCJ’s finding that the applicant bank teller, who alleged that she suffered psychiatric injury as a compensable consequence of an orthopedic injury, was entitled... Read More

California: So You Think You Know Who Has the Burden of Proof on Apportionment?
Posted on 2 Feb 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Prior to Senate Bill 899, the law was clear as to which party had the burden of proof on the apportionment issue. If defendant could not provide substantial evidence that there was either pre-existing PD or a progressive disease process, apportionment... Read More

California: So You Think You Know Who Has the Burden of Proof on Apportionment?
Posted on 2 Feb 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Prior to Senate Bill 899, the law was clear as to which party had the burden of proof on the apportionment issue. If defendant could not provide substantial evidence that there was either pre-existing PD or a progressive disease process, apportionment... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (3/17/2011)
Posted on 18 Mar 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the March 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. City and County of San Francisco, PSI, Petitioner v. Workers'... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases August 2010 Advanced Postings (8/25/2010)
Posted on 25 Aug 2010 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here's the fourth batch of advanced postings for the August 2010 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases below to read the complete headnotes and full case summaries. © Copyright 2010 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (9/22/2011)
Posted on 22 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for the September 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2011 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Miguel Flores , Petitioner... Read More

California WCAB Panel Denies Psychiatric Benefits as Compensable Consequence to Head Injury
Posted on 20 Aug 2010 by Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP

Panel Decision Denies Industrial Psychiatric Treatment Notwithstanding Medical Evidence That Such Treatment Was Medically Necessary. The Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, in a panel decision issued July 7, 2010 , determined that there was... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (9/22/2010)
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here's the fourth batch of advanced postings for the September 2010 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases below read the full headnotes and summaries. Bank of America, ACE Insurance Company, administered by Gallagher... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/6/2010)
Posted on 6 Oct 2010 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here's the second batch of advanced postings for the October 2010 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the full headnotes and summaries for these cases. Granite State Insurance Company, administered by Chartis Claim,... Read More