Cal. Comp. Cases May Advanced Postings (5/25/2011)

Cal. Comp. Cases May Advanced Postings (5/25/2011)

Here's the fifth batch of advanced postings for the May 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases below to read the complete headnotes and summaries.

Robert Erickson, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Rau and Associates, Inc., Travelers St. Paul, Respondents, 2011 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 65

Injury AOE/COE-WCAB held that applicant did not sustain his burden of proving that he suffered injury AOE/COE on 5/5/2005 in form of Lyme disease, when WCAB, relying on opinion of agreed medical evaluator that applicant did not have Lyme disease, which opinion WCAB found credible, and on substantial medical evidence on injury AOE/COE issue, found that...

Adrian Lowery, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, SSA Terminals, L.L.C., Tuell & Associates, Respondents, 2011 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 66

WCAB Jurisdiction-Concurrent State and Federal Jurisdiction-Maritime Employees-WCAB upheld WCJ's finding that state had no jurisdiction over applicant's claim for industrial injury to right ankle, when WCAB found that applicant's work was...

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