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Defendant Penalized for Prematurely Taking Credit Against Permanent Disability: Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (3/11/2015)
Posted on 11 Mar 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for March 2015 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2015 LexisNexis. All rights reserved... Read More

SSA Finding of Disability Used to Apply Conclusive Presumption of Dependency: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/4/2013)
Posted on 5 Oct 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the October 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

Severance Agreement Waiving Workers’ Comp Benefits Not Valid: Cal. Comp. Cases November Advanced Postings (11/10/2011)
Posted on 11 Nov 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Featured Case of the Week: Severance Agreement Waiving Workers' Comp Benefits Not Valid Sompo Japan Insurance Company of America (formerly known as Yasuda Fire & Marine Insurance Company, c/o Broadspire, a Crawford Co.), insurer for Canon... Read More

California: Apportionment Precluded Under Anti-Attribution Provisions of Labor Code 4663(e)
Posted on 21 Oct 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

In Zuniga v. County of Los Angeles , 2014 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, a split WCAB panel held that an applicant deputy sheriff was entitled to two periods of Labor Code § 4850 and temporary disability benefits (one for industrial injury to his... Read More

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: March to June 2011
Posted on 5 Oct 2011 by Keith J. Kasper

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DECISIONS Carr v. Verizon New England, Inc. , Opinion No. 8-11WC (Apr. 29, 2011). On cross motions for summary judgment Claimant's death claim fails as Claimant fails to show that his trip on a scheduled vacation date was related... Read More

Severance Agreement Waiving Workers’ Comp Benefits Not Valid: Cal. Comp. Cases November Advanced Postings (11/10/2011)
Posted on 11 Nov 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Featured Case of the Week: Severance Agreement Waiving Workers' Comp Benefits Not Valid Sompo Japan Insurance Company of America (formerly known as Yasuda Fire & Marine Insurance Company, c/o Broadspire, a Crawford Co.), insurer for Canon... Read More

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: March to June 2011
Posted on 5 Oct 2011 by Keith J. Kasper

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DECISIONS Carr v. Verizon New England, Inc. , Opinion No. 8-11WC (Apr. 29, 2011). On cross motions for summary judgment Claimant's death claim fails as Claimant fails to show that his trip on a scheduled vacation date was... Read More