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Two Decisions Show Complexity of Establishing WCAB Jurisdiction in Pro Athlete Cases: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/6/2016)
Posted on 7 Jan 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s another batch of advanced postings for the January 2016 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2016 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

California WCAB Jurisdiction: Oral Contract Was Made in California When Professional Athlete Resided in California
Posted on 15 Sep 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Professional athlete’s contract of hire deemed made in California, this despite actual contract signed out-of-state and out-of-state contingencies performed In Royster v. NFL Europe , 2014 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS – (Appeals Board noteworthy... Read More

California Workers’ Comp Case Roundup (7/7/2016)
Posted on 8 Jul 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 81 No. 6 June 2016 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: WCAB Had Jurisdiction to Determine NBA Player’s Cumulative Trauma Claim
Posted on 9 Oct 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

In spite of the fact that an NBA player was employed by a California professional basketball team for only one month at the end of his three-year career (1981–1984), and played in only four regular season games (and associated practice sessions... Read More