4th DCA Rejects Appeal of McKinley En Banc Decision: Cal. Comp. Cases August Advanced Postings (8/7/2013)

4th DCA Rejects Appeal of McKinley En Banc Decision: Cal. Comp. Cases August Advanced Postings (8/7/2013)

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

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Dennis McKinley, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Arizona Cardinals, The Travelers Indemnity Company, Respondents, 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 122 (lexis.com), 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 122 (Lexis Advance)

Jurisdiction—Forum Selection Clauses—WCAB en banc, affirming WCJ’s findings and order, declined to exercise jurisdiction over claim of industrial cumulative trauma injury when there was reasonable mandatory forum selection clause in employment contract specifying that claims for workers’ compensation must be filed in forum other than California and there was limited connection to California with regard to applicant’s employment and claimed cumulative injury, when WCAB en banc found that…

California Insurance Guarantee Association, administered by Sedgwick, on behalf of Superior National Insurance Company, in liquidation, insurer for PDQ Personnel Services, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Edelman Mental Health Facility/County of Los Angeles, PSI, Donald Anson, Respondents, 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 120 (lexis.com), 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 120 (Lexis Advance)

California Insurance Guarantee Association—Other Insurance—Pre-Judgment Interest—WCAB affirmed WCJ’s finding that California Insurance Guarantee Association was not entitled to pre-judgment interest on amounts ordered reimbursed to it pursuant to Insurance Code § 1063.1(c)(9) for benefits paid to applicant, when WCAB found that…

Rosemary Dominguez, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, County of Los Angeles, PSI, Respondents, 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 121 (lexis.com), 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 121 (Lexis Advance)

Settlements—Setting Aside—WCAB denied applicant’s request to set aside stipulations with request for award and compromise and release approved by WCAB on 3/6/2013 related to applicant investigator’s two industrial injuries in 2000 to multiple body parts, when applicant claimed…