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CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES
Vol. 79 No. 10 October 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...
Best practices for complying with the spirit and law of the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended in 2009
Roger Rabb, J.D., Special Correspondent for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter
Employers dealing with injured workers...
The California Fourth District Court of Appeal’s recent ruling in Milan v. City of Holtville , filed July 15, 2010, is a prime example of the cross-over between workers’ compensation administration and employment laws concerning disability...
A recent $1.5 million jury verdict in a Northern California Federal Court, applying the California Fair Employment and Housing Act to a Tennessee Corporation doing business in California, found that the Defendant retailer had failed to engage in the interactive...
In the recent (unpublished) decision by the California Court of Appeal, Moore v. California Surety , 2011 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 117 (Cal. App. 4th Dist. Jan. 7, 2011) , the Court held that the employer’s handling of the interactive process and...
The 4th District Court of Appeals has reversed a 6 figure award for employment discrimination in a FEHA claim arising from a work related injury to a water plant treatment worker who was unable to return to her usual and customary job. The Court ruled...