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California: 5th District Finally Acts in Almaraz Appeal

The 5th Appellate District, after sitting on the defendant’s appeal for over a year after briefing has been completed, issue a summary denial of the Petition for Writ of Review, thus ending the second prong of the appeal of the combined W.C.A.B. en banc decisions in what has commonly become known...

California: Was That Just a Reverse Almaraz/Guzman That Flew By?

As a result of the February 3, 2009, en banc decision in Almaraz v. Environmental Recovery Services/Guzman v. Milpitas Unified School District (2009) 74 Cal. Comp. Cases 201 (Appeals Board en banc), the September 3, 2009 decision after reconsideration in Almaraz/Guzman ( Almaraz v. Environmental Recovery...