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California Workers' Comp Cases Roundup (4/11/2012)
Posted on 11 Apr 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 77 No. 3 March 2012 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

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (1/28/2011)
Posted on 28 Jan 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Illegal Alien, Exclusive Remedy, Average Weekly Wage, Ex Parte Communication, Medicare Set-Aside. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Spouse’s Loss of Consortium Action Against Employer Barred by Exclusive Remedy Rule
Posted on 24 Aug 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Settlement Agreement, Tort Immunity for Co-employee, Narcotics and Return to Work. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

Co-employee Immunity Case With a No Liability Settlement Twist: Things That Make You Go Hmmm
Posted on 14 Sep 2012 by Thomas A. Robinson

An employee files an injury claim against the employer and receives a $6,000 lump sum payment in exchange for a "no liability" settlement with the employer. The settlement is subsequently approved by the Industrial Commission. May the employee... Read More

How Do I Love Thee? DE IAB Takes Jurisdiction Of Dispute Over Commutation (Duh!)
Posted on 3 Dec 2010 by Cassandra Roberts

Chief Hearing Officer Chris Baum tells me that this release was timed to coincide with the case discussed in my last post, Jesus Silva-Garcia v. City Window Cleaning [see post of 12/1/10 titled "We got you covered..."] And today's decision... Read More

Take Medicare Off That Check: Court Rules That Medicare Not Required to be on Settlement Check
Posted on 19 Jun 2012 by Mark Popolizio, Esquire

By: Mark Popolizio, Esquire, Crowe Paradis Services Corporation In Hearn v. Dollar Rent A Car, Inc., et. al. , 2012 Ga. App. LEXIS 338 (Ga. Ct. App. March 26, 2012), the Georgia Court of Appeals was called upon to address whether the court could enforce... Read More