Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the April 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can access the complete headnote and summary for this case.
Nicolas Barragan, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, DPR Construction, National Union Fire Insurance Company, adjusted by Chartis, Respondents Nicolas Barragan, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, DPR Construction, National Union Fire Insurance Company, adjusted by Chartis, Respondents, 2011 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 36
Statute of Limitations—Time to File Application for Adjudication of Claim—WCAB, affirming its prior decision, held that applicant/apprentice carpenter/drywaller's claim for 10/31/2006 industrial injuries to his neck and back was barred by one-year statute of limitations in Labor Code § 5405(a), when parties did not "commence proceedings" until applicant filed application for adjudication of claim on 9/10/2009, more than one-year after defendant denied applicant's claim, and WCAB found that…
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