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California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (8/8/2018)
Posted on 8 Aug 2018 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 83 No. 7 July 2018 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: Appellate Court Rules Minimum Contacts w/CA Not Sufficient for WC Benefits
Posted on 4 Dec 2013 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The 2nd District Court of Appeal has issued a ruling reversing a finding by the W.C.A.B. that a professional athlete who played 1 of 34 games in California in her final year of playing professional sports was eligible for workers’ compensation benefits... Read More

Injury Occurring After Termination Covered by Comp: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/10/2014)
Posted on 10 Jan 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the January 2014 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2014 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

Utilization Review Addresses Medical Necessity, Not Manner of Payment: Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (8/26/2015)
Posted on 26 Aug 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the September 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... Read More

Three Professional Athlete Jurisdiction Decisions: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/18/2013)
Posted on 18 Oct 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the fourth 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... Read More

Hockey Player’s Claim Barred When Filed One Day After Labor Code 3600.5 Amendments Became Operative: Cal. Comp. Cases December Advanced Postings (11/24/2015)
Posted on 24 Nov 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the December 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... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (10/28/2015)
Posted on 28 Oct 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 80 No. 10 October 2015 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

Split Panel Finds Pro Baseball Player’s Cumulative Injury Claim Barred by Statute of Limitations: Cal. Comp. Cases June Advanced Postings (6/6/2016)
Posted on 7 Jun 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

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

Defendant Hired Applicant in His Capacity as Homeowner and Not as Part of His Rental Property Business: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (12/29/2015)
Posted on 29 Dec 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

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

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (1/4/2014)
Posted on 4 Jan 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 78 No. 12 December 2013 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

Defendant Entitled to Credit for Applicant’s $5M Third-Party Settlement in Plumbing Explosion: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/21/2015)
Posted on 21 Jan 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

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

Settlement Not Binding When CMS Never Approved Medicare Set-Aside: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (9/24/2015)
Posted on 24 Sep 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the October 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... Read More

California: Keys to Obtaining Jurisdiction
Posted on 7 Mar 2018 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Any information or opinions contained in this commentary are not necessarily endorsed by LexisNexis® or its affiliates. Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) jurisdiction is one of the most important threshold issues that an injured... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (10/6/2011) – New Orleans Attorney Cheated His Professional Athlete Clients
Posted on 7 Oct 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and... Read More