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Good-Faith Personnel Action Defense Barred Police Officer’s Psyche Claim: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/20/2016)

January 20, 2016 (1 min read)

Here’s another batch of advanced postings for the January 2016 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries.

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James Yarber, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, City of Exeter, PSI, Acclamation Insurance Management Services, Respondents,, Lexis Advance

Injury to Psyche AOE/COE—Good-Faith Personnel Action Defense—WCAB held that applicant city police officer did not sustain injury AOE/COE to his psyche in period ending 9/20/2006 because his injury was caused by employer’s lawful non-discriminatory good-faith personnel actions, and that, therefore, defense of Labor Code § 3208.3(h) applied to bar claim, when WCAB found that…

Sara Montenegro, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Nelson Martinez, Amador Estrada, Uninsured Employers Benefits Trust Fund, Juan Ledesma, Respondents,, Lexis Advance

Petitions for Writ of Review—Time to File—Dismissal—Court of Appeal dismissed petition for writ of review not filed within time limits of Labor Code § 5950, when petitioner was…