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Court Denies Petition for Writ of Mandate in Lien Activation Fee Lawsuit: Cal. Comp. Cases April/May Advanced Postings (4/26/2016)
Posted on 26 Apr 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the April and May 2016 issues 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... Read More

Texas Performance Based Oversight (11/2/2011)
Posted on 2 Nov 2011 by Stuart D. Colburn

The Division is evaluating the current criteria Performance Based Oversight (PBO) committee meetings and seeking additional measures. The Division is also accepting input on the weights given to the various measures, a re-assessment opportunity, procedure... Read More

California: The Important Distinctions Between Reconsideration and Removal
Posted on 8 Mar 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases, statutes, and rule cited below. Commonly, when appealing an adverse determination of a Workers’ Compensation Administrative Law Judge (WCJ), a practitioner will file a petition for reconsideration... Read More

California: Due Diligence Is the Key
Posted on 11 Jul 2016 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

I. How NOT to Request That the Record Be Developed In the Noteworthy Panel Decision (NPD) of Quintero v. PBC Holding Corporation dba Commercial Cleaning Systems , 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS 610 [ 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS 610 ], applicant... Read More

California Workers’ Compensation Case Roundup (3/31/2016)
Posted on 31 Mar 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 81 No. 3 March 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

When Specific Injury and Cumulative Injury Cases Consolidated, All Evidence in Both Cases Properly Admitted: Cal. Comp. Cases August Advanced Postings (8/19/2015)
Posted on 20 Aug 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for August 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

Calif. WCAB Jurisdiction vs. Alternative Dispute Resolution: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/6/2011)
Posted on 6 Oct 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Featured Case of the Week: Calif. WCAB Jurisdiction vs. Alternative Dispute Resolution In TIG Insurance Company, insurer for Stumbaugh & Associates, Inc., Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, State Compensation Insurance Fund ... Read More

WCAB Approves Treatment for Brain Injury When Utilization Review Found Untimely: Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (2/23/2016)
Posted on 24 Feb 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the March 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

No Evidence That Insurer Issued Written Notice of Reinstatement or Issued New Policy After Cancellation: Cal. Comp. Cases June Advanced Postings (6/18/2015)
Posted on 19 Jun 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for June 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

Salesman’s Cigarette Break at Convenience Store Fell Within Personal Comfort Doctrine: Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (9/15/2015)
Posted on 15 Sep 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the final 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

Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (9/1/2011)
Posted on 1 Sep 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here's the first batch of advanced postings for the upcoming September issue of California Compensation Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the "writ denied" cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. Interwoven, Inc., American... Read More

Application for SIBTF Benefits Barred by Statute of Limitations: Cal. Comp. Cases April Advanced Postings (4/6/2016)
Posted on 6 Apr 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the April 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

Calif. WCAB Jurisdiction vs. Alternative Dispute Resolution: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/6/2011)
Posted on 6 Oct 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Featured Case of the Week: Calif. WCAB Jurisdiction vs. Alternative Dispute Resolution In TIG Insurance Company, insurer for Stumbaugh & Associates, Inc., Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, State Compensation Insurance Fund... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases May Advanced Postings (5/11/2011)
Posted on 11 May 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here's the third batch of advanced postings for the May 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. Pasadena Unified School District, PSI, administered by Corvel Corporation... Read More

California: The Important Distinctions Between Reconsideration and Removal
Posted on 8 Mar 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases, statutes, and rule cited below. Commonly, when appealing an adverse determination of a Workers’ Compensation Administrative Law Judge (WCJ), a practitioner will file a petition for reconsideration... Read More