Jean Cardinale v. First Blackhawk Financial Corporation
Sanctions—WCAB, removing matter on its own motion, issued notice of its intention to impose $250.00 sanction on defense counsel pursuant to Labor Code § 5813 and 8 Cal. Code Reg. § 10561, for filing a verified petition for reconsideration containing apparently false statements regarding applicant/loan processor’s alleged failure to list on her pre-trial statement a medical report admitted into evidence and relied upon by WCJ in finding that applicant sustained injuries during cumulative period to 2/8/2007, when, in fact, medical report had been listed as an exhibit on pre-trial statement. © Copyright 2010 LexisNexis. All rights reserved.
Read the panel decision
Source: Calif. Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board