No Good Cause to Set Aside Global Settlement Agreement for 257 Consolidated Liens: Cal. Comp. Cases April Advanced Postings (4/3/2013)

No Good Cause to Set Aside Global Settlement Agreement for 257 Consolidated Liens: Cal. Comp. Cases April Advanced Postings (4/3/2013)

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the April 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases.

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Beverly Hills Center for Arthroscopic and Outpatient Surgery, LLC, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Koos Fashion, dba CDK Fashion, State Compensation Insurance Fund, Luis Cardozo (master file), Respondents, 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 40 (lexis.com), 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 40 (Lexis Advance)

Settlements—Setting Aside—WCAB, affirming WCJ's decision, held that there was no good cause to set aside global settlement agreement between defendant and lien claimant under which parties agreed to settle 257 consolidated liens for medical treatment totaling $3,706,023.60, for sum of $325,000, when WCAB found that…

Angelina Kendrick-McGee, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, State of California/Department of Justice, legally uninsured, administered by State Compensation Insurance Fund/State Contract Services, Respondents, 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 43 (lexis.com), 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 43 (Lexis Advance)

Permanent Disability—Rating—AMA Guides—WCAB rescinded WCJ’s finding that applicant/office assistant supervisor sustained 56 percent permanent disability as result of industrial injury to her cervical spine, left hand and wrist, and bilateral shoulders and knees and awarded 51 percent permanent disability, when WCAB found that…

City of Fresno, PSI, adjusted by American All-Risk Loss Administrators, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Andre Williams, Respondents, 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 41 (lexis.com), 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 41 (Lexis Advance)

Injury AOE/COE—WCAB held that applicant city bus driver sustained cumulative trauma injury AOE/COE to psyche in period ending 11/3/2008, when WCAB found that…

Injuries to Psyche—Good Faith Personnel Actions—WCAB held that applicant’s injury to psyche was not barred by Labor Code § 3208.3(h) defense that claim was caused by employer’s good faith personnel actions, when…

Temporary Disability—WCAB awarded applicant temporary disability benefits from 9/30/2008 until he applied for unemployment benefits in 11/2008, based on…

Gallo Glass Company, PSI, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Tracee Mawyer, Respondents, 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 42 (lexis.com), 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 42 (Lexis Advance)

Injury AOE/COE—WCAB held that applicant warehouse equipment operator sustained cumulative trauma injury AOE/COE in period ending 2/17/2001 to her neck, bilateral shoulders, and bilateral upper extremities (carpal tunnel), based on…

Temporary Disability—WCAB awarded applicant temporary total disability for second period of time (11/14/2003 through 3/24/2004), based on…

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