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Worker’s Pre-existing Diabetes Not to Blame for Post-Injury Amputation: Cal. Comp. Cases December Advanced Postings (11/23/2011)
Posted on 20 Nov 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Featured Case of the Week: Worker’s Pre-existing Diabetes Not to Blame for Post-Injury Amputation Bridgestone Firestone, Old Republic Insurance Company, Petitioners v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Ronald Fussell (aka Ronald Fussel... Read More

Worker’s Pre-existing Diabetes Not to Blame for Post-Injury Amputation: Cal. Comp. Cases December Advanced Postings (11/23/2011)
Posted on 20 Nov 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Featured Case of the Week: Worker’s Pre-existing Diabetes Not to Blame for Post-Injury Amputation Bridgestone Firestone, Old Republic Insurance Company, Petitioners v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Ronald Fussell (aka Ronald Fussel... Read More

CA: Permanent Disability Adjustment Rate Inapplicable to Prison Inmates Injured While Incarcerated
Posted on 2 May 2010 by Robin E. Kobayashi

Reginald Scott v. Calif. Dept. of Corrections Permanent Disability--Offers of Regular, Modified or Alternative Work--Prison Inmates--WCAB, rescinding WCJ's finding that applicant/prison inmate landscaper with 2/15/2006 right knee and left toe injuries... Read More

CA: WCAB Enforces Form Requirements for Offer of Regular, Modified or Alternative Work
Posted on 11 Apr 2010 by Robin E. Kobayashi

Monica Mansfield v. County of Los Angeles Permanent Disability—Offers of Regular, Modified, or Alternative Work—WCAB upheld WCJ's finding that that defendant was not entitled to a 15 percent decrease under Labor Code § 4658(d)... Read More

CA: WCAB Says Irrational to Apply Return to Work Provisions to Totally Incapacitated Employee
Posted on 24 Apr 2010 by Robin E. Kobayashi

Rogelio Rojas v. Allied Waste Industries Inc., American Home Assurance Permanent Disability--Offers of Regular, Modified or Alternative Work--Increases in Compensation--WCAB reversed WCJ's finding that applicant/garbage truck driver with 2/18/2005... Read More