Five Medical Reports Found Insufficient to Trigger Use of 1997 Rating Schedule: Cal. Comp. Cases July Advanced Postings (7/3/2013)

Five Medical Reports Found Insufficient to Trigger Use of 1997 Rating Schedule: Cal. Comp. Cases July Advanced Postings (7/3/2013)

Here are the first and second batches of advanced postings for the July 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases.

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Barbara Sharon, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, The Kroger Company, dba Food 4 Less/Foods Company, PSI, administered by Sedgwick, Respondents, 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 103 (lexis.com), 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 103 (Lexis Advance)

Permanent Disability—Application of 2005 Permanent Disability Rating Schedule—WCAB rescinded WCJ’s finding that 1997 Schedule for Rating Permanent Disabilities applied to rate permanent disability incurred by applicant/grocery checker as result of 2004 injury to both knees, and held that 2005 Permanent Disability Rating Schedule applied to rate applicant’s permanent disability, when WCAB found that…

Comprehensive Therapeutics, Inc., Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, State of California/Employment Development Department, legally uninsured, State Compensation Insurance Fund, adjusting agent, Monier Zahiri, Respondents, 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 101 (lexis.com), 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 101 (Lexis Advance)

Lien Claims—Medical Treatment—WCAB, disallowing lien/request for reimbursement, held that medical treatment provided to applicant by lien claimant was for non-industrial condition (fibromyalgia), when WCAB found that…

Medical Reports—Service—WCAB held that lien claimant did not show improper service, when WCAB found that …

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