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Split WCAB Panel Splits Up Permanent Disability Award: Cal. Comp. Cases July Advanced Postings (7/25/2012)
Posted on 25 Jul 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the fifth batch of advanced postings for the July 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summary. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Darlyn Piper... Read More

California: Apportionment Precluded Under Anti-Attribution Provisions of Labor Code 4663(e)
Posted on 21 Oct 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

In Zuniga v. County of Los Angeles , 2014 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, a split WCAB panel held that an applicant deputy sheriff was entitled to two periods of Labor Code § 4850 and temporary disability benefits (one for industrial injury to his... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (8/25/2012): Payments to Attend Medical Evaluation Was Not Payment of Temporary Disability
Posted on 25 Aug 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 77 No. 7 July 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

Two-Year TD Limitation Applies Despite No Proof at Trial When Payments Commenced: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (9/29/2013)
Posted on 30 Sep 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the first 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 rights... Read More

New Jersey: No Lost Wages = No Temporary Disability Benefits
Posted on 15 Dec 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

Stressing that temporary disability benefits are intended to be a partial substitute for a loss of current wages and that actual absence from work is a prerequisite to a temporary disability award, a New Jersey appellate court affirmed the denial of such... Read More

California: Court Upholds W.C.A.B. Ruling Excluding Medical Legal TD From Labor Code § 4656 Window
Posted on 27 Jun 2012 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The 3rd Appellate District has resolved a one of the issues that has been frequently discussed but almost never raised (at least in my experience) regarding payment of TTD during the period between 4/19/2004 and 12/31/2007 when the first payment of TD... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (3/8/2013)
Posted on 9 Mar 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 78 No. 2 February 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

California: Temporary Disability Benefits Limit for Post 1/1/08 Injuries
Posted on 7 Sep 2017 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

For Post 1/1/08 Injuries, Are Temporary Disability Benefits Limited to Five Years From the Date of Injury? In a recent Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) panel case, Pike v. County of San Diego , 2017 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS 321 ,... Read More

California: Court Upholds W.C.A.B. Ruling Excluding Medical Legal TD From Labor Code § 4656 Window
Posted on 27 Jun 2012 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The 3rd Appellate District has resolved a one of the issues that has been frequently discussed but almost never raised (at least in my experience) regarding payment of TTD during the period between 4/19/2004 and 12/31/2007 when the first payment of TD... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (8/25/2012): Payments to Attend Medical Evaluation Was Not Payment of Temporary Disability
Posted on 25 Aug 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 77 No. 7 July 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

Split WCAB Panel Splits Up Permanent Disability Award: Cal. Comp. Cases July Advanced Postings (7/25/2012)
Posted on 25 Jul 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the fifth batch of advanced postings for the July 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summary. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Darlyn... Read More