Special Mission Exception to Going and Coming Rule Rejected in Claim for Car Accident on Way to Work: Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (9/6/2012)

Special Mission Exception to Going and Coming Rule Rejected in Claim for Car Accident on Way to Work: Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (9/6/2012)

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the September 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases.

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Robert Flores, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Garnet Protective Services & Security, Inc., Joseph's Cafe, Illinois Midwest Insurance Agency, on behalf of Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association Insurance Co., Uninsured Employers Benefits Trust Fund, Respondents, 2012 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 109

Injury AOE/COE—Going and Coming Rule—Special Mission Exception—WCAB, reversing arbitrator in split panel decision, held that applicant’s claim for injuries incurred in motor vehicle accident while on his way to work was barred by “going and coming” rule, and that “special mission” exception to “going and coming” rule did not apply, when WCAB found that…

Employment Relationships—Dual Employment—WCAB, reversing arbitrator in split panel decision, held that applicant was solely employed by Garnet Protective Services and Security, not by Joseph’s Cafe, when evidence established that …

City of Pasadena, PSI, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Mark Williams, Respondents, 2012 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 107

Res Judicata—Distinct Injuries Caused by One Exposure—WCAB affirmed its prior decision in which it found that applicant/police officer’s claim for industrial injury in form of hypertensive heart disease was not barred by doctrine of res judicata, when WCAB found that…

Derrick Little, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Walker Concrete Company, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Respondents, 2012 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 108

Petitions for Writ of Review—Time to File—Court of Appeal denied petition for writ of review as untimely filed, citing…

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