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Permanent Total Disability Award Upheld; Sub Rosa Videotape Disallowed on Procedural Grounds: Cal. Comp. Cases Advanced Postings (10/26/2016)

October 27, 2016 (1 min read)

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the November 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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Allegis Group, Aerotek Commercial Staffing, insured by ACE American Insurance Company, administered by ESIS, Petitioners v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Roly Brodie, Respondents,, Lexis Advance

Permanent Total Disability—Substantial Evidence—WCAB, affirming decision of WCJ, held that sufficient evidence supported WCJ’s finding that applicant incurred permanent total disability as result of cumulative trauma injury to her bilateral wrists, back, bilateral shoulders, digestive system, bilateral arms, neck, psyche (including inability to sleep), and bilateral hands, while employed by defendant as production operator during 2/25/2009 to 2/25/2010, when WCAB found…

LeRhone H. Williams, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, State of California/Department of Social Services/In Home Supportive Services, legally uninsured, administered by York Risk Services Group, Respondents,, Lexis Advance

Workers’ Compensation ClaimsDismissal—Employment Relationship—WCAB granted defendant’s petition to dismiss applicant’s claim of new industrial injury on 12/5/2013 during medical evaluation by panel qualified medical evaluator evaluating applicant for 4/22/2011 industrial injury, when WCAB found…