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WCAB Bars Applicant’s Psychiatric Injury Caused by Disciplinary Action: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/13/2016)
Posted on 15 Jan 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s another batch of 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... Read More

California Workers’ Comp Case Roundup: 10/3/2017
Posted on 28 Sep 2017 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 82, No. 9 September 2017 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

Federal: Since Illinois Workers’ Comp Act Created Retaliatory Discharge Action, It Could Not Be Removed to Federal Court
Posted on 23 Oct 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A federal district court, sitting in Illinois, held that in as much as a retaliatory discharge action in Illinois is created by the state’s Workers’ Compensation Act [see 820 Ill. Comp. Stat. Ann. § 305/4(h)], such a civil action may... Read More

Failure to List Applicant as Employee and to Report Payroll Did Not Defeat Insurance Coverage: Cal. Comp. Cases June Advanced Postings (6/3/2015)
Posted on 3 Jun 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the June 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 rights... 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

Applicant Precluded From Reopening Psychiatric Claim: Cal. Comp. Cases July Advanced Postings (6/29/2016)
Posted on 30 Jun 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

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

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

Defendant’s Strict Security Regulations Prevented Applicant From Disclosing Information on Work Exposure: Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (3/17/2015)
Posted on 18 Mar 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the fourth 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... 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

Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (3/17/2011)
Posted on 18 Mar 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the March 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. City and County of San Francisco, PSI, Petitioner v. Workers'... 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

Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/20/2010)
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here is the fourth batch of advanced postings for the October 2010 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases below to read the full headnotes and summaries. Ruzan Charkchyan, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals... Read More