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California Workers' Compensation Cases Roundup (10/5/2012)

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 77 No. 9 September 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 © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights...

Split Panel Finds Being Struck by Basketball Was Not Extraordinary Event: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/10/2012)

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the October 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnote and summary . © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Araceli Guadarrama , Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation...

Injured Worker’s Spouse Entitled to $21,600 for Retroactive Home Health Care Services: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/16/2012)

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for the October 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries . © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania, insurer...

Vocational Expert, Medical Evidence Supported 100% Permanent Total Disability: Cal. Comp. Cases November Advanced Postings (10/23/2012)

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the November 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries . © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. The Limited, Gallagher Bassett Services, Petitioner...

Vocational Expert, Medical Evidence Supported 100% Permanent Total Disability: Cal. Comp. Cases November Advanced Postings (10/23/2012)

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the November 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries . © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. The Limited, Gallagher Bassett Services, Petitioner...

California Workers' Compensation Cases Roundup (11/2/2012)

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 77 No. 10 October 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 © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights...

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (12/2/2012)

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 77 No. 11 Nov. 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 © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved...

AME’s Opinion Failed to Support Apportionment: Cal. Comp. Cases December Advanced Postings (12/5/2012)

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the December 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Best Buy Company, Inc., Ace American Insurance Company...

Compensable Knee Injury Upheld for Soccer Playing Applicant: Cal. Comp. Cases December Advanced Postings (12/12/2012)

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the December 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Ecolab, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company, administered...

Departure From Strict AMA Guides Rating Justified for Ankle Injury: Cal. Comp. Cases December Advanced Postings (12/24/2012)

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for the December 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Western Towing (Total H. R. Solutions, dba Western...

Fungal Sinusitis Based on Mold Exposure: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/3/2013)

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the January 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. County of Sacramento, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation...

The Top 10 Bizarre Workers' Comp Cases for 2012

© Copyright 2013 LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation Law Community ( www.lexisnexis.com/wc ). All rights reserved. For reprint permission, contact Robin.E.Kobayashi@lexisnexis.com . During the past several Januarys, I’ve shared with readers my annual list of bizarre workers’ compensation...

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (1/8/2013)

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 77 No. 12 Dec 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 © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved...

Police Officer Injured During Off Duty 5K Race: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/9/2013)

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the January 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. City of Anaheim, PSI, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation...

The Unreliable Vocational Expert: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/16/2013)

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the January 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Guillermo Hernandez, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation...

The Unreliable Vocational Expert: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/16/2013)

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the January 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Guillermo Hernandez, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation...

Average Weekly Wage Does Not Include Unproved Overtime Pay: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/23/2013)

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for the January 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Yolanda Cruz Garduno, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals...

Applicant Dropped Off On Skid Row Justified Penalties: Cal. Comp. Cases February Advanced Postings (1/30/2013)

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the February 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. TIG Insurance Company (administered by Risk Enterprise...

Applicant Dropped Off On Skid Row Justified Penalties: Cal. Comp. Cases February Advanced Postings (1/30/2013)

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the February 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. TIG Insurance Company (administered by Risk Enterprise...

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (2/7/2013)

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 78 No. 1 January 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 ISSUE © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights...

18-Year Old Student Relying on Child Support Payments Qualified as Dependent: Cal. Comp. Cases February Advanced Postings (2/7/2013)

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the February 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. M & E Construction Company, Petitioner v. Workers'...

Physicians Near Workplace, Not Residence, as Controlling Factor for MPN Access: Cal. Comp. Cases February Advanced Postings (2/12/2013)

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the February 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Miguel Robles, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation...

Reimbursement for Lien for Anesthesiology Services: Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (3/7/2013)

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the March 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Marriott International, PSI, Petitioner v. Workers'...

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (3/8/2013)

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 ISSUE © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights...

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (11/1/2013)

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 78 No. 10 October 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 ISSUE © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights...