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Supplemental Job Displacement Benefits: Two Vouchers for Separate But Overlapping Injuries Is Not Double Recovery
Posted on 24 Jul 2015 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

In Silva v LSG Sky Chiefs and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company , 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, the WCAB provided guidance on supplemental job displacement benefits by interpreting the Labor Code and related Administrative Rule to entitle qualifying... Read More

California: The Settlement of the SJDB Voucher in the Post-1/1/13 Date of Injury Case
Posted on 8 Aug 2016 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

In Beltran v. Structural Steel Fabricators , 2016 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS – (cite pending), the WCAB panel rescinded the WCJ’s Order Approving Compromise and Release which disallowed the parties’ agreement to settle any claim the... Read More

California: Are Voucher Penalties Based on the Actual or the Potential Loss?
Posted on 12 Oct 2016 by Brad Wixen

Interesting Ramifications of Labor Code Section 5814 By Brad Wixen, Esq. In Garcia v. Sara Lee Corporation , 2016 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS – (Board Panel Decision), applicant received an independent medical review (IMR) overturning a utilization... Read More