Workers' Compensation

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United States: Claimant’s Unilateral Mistake Cannot Defeat Settlement and Release
Posted on 14 Dec 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

Where a former employee, represented by counsel, sought workers’ compensation benefits and later settled his claim for $3,800, executing a settlement agreement and general release, it was inconsistent for him later to argue that the release should... Read More

California: Stipulated Agreements – When Can You Back Out?
Posted on 5 Oct 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases, statutes, and rules cited below . Buyer’s remorse. It is not unusual for a party to agree to the terms of a settlement and then wake up the next morning with that horrible feeling in the pit of their... Read More

California Workers' Compensation Cases Roundup (3/8/2012)
Posted on 9 Mar 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 77 No. 1 January 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: Stipulated Agreements – When Can You Back Out?
Posted on 5 Oct 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases, statutes, and rules cited below . Buyer’s remorse. It is not unusual for a party to agree to the terms of a settlement and then wake up the next morning with that horrible feeling in the pit of their... Read More

California Workers' Compensation Cases Roundup (3/8/2012)
Posted on 9 Mar 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 77 No. 1 January 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