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Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/20/2010)

Here is the fourth batch of advanced postings for the October 2010 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases below to read the full headnotes and summaries. Ruzan Charkchyan, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Glendale Unified School District, PSI...

Cal. Comp. Cases June Advanced Postings (6/22/2011)

Here's the third batch of cases for the upcoming June 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, PSI, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Adriana Modlin, Respondents...

Retroactive Prophylactic Restriction From Very Heavy Work Was Insufficient to Establish Pre-existing Disability: Cal. Comp. Cases February Advanced Postings (2/16/2012)

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the February 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. Dennis Timmons , Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, California Mens Colony, State Compensation...

No Permanent Total Disability Found Based on AME and VR Expert Opinions: Cal. Comp. Cases April Advanced Postings (3/29/2012)

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the April 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Beverly Binstock, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation...

California: DWC/WCAB Policy and Procedure Manual Revised

Attention Lexis Online Subscribers: Citations link to lexis.com. Bracketed citations link to Lexis Advance. The Division of Workers’ Compensation and the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board have released the 2013 Revision of the DWC/WCAB Policy and Procedure Manual. The revisions became...

Application for SIBTF Benefits Barred by Statute of Limitations: Cal. Comp. Cases April Advanced Postings (4/6/2016)

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the April 2016 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2016 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Deanna Pimes (aka Deanna Pimes...

California: Subsequent Injuries Benefit Trust Fund’s Obligation Begins When Claimant Stops Receiving TD Payments

The appellate court held that pursuant to Lab. Code § 4751, Subsequent Injuries Benefits Trust Fund (SIBTF) benefits commence at the time the employer’s obligation to pay permanent disability benefits begins. Accordingly, the WCAB correctly determined that the start date for SIBTF benefits...

California Workers’ Comp Case Roundup: 9/11/2017

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 82 No. 8 August 2017 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE © Copyright 2017 LexisNexis. All rights...

California: Secrets Revealed for Handling SIBTF Cases

Over the last few years, there has been quite an increase in the number of workers’ compensation cases dealing with the Subsequent Injuries Benefit Trust Fund (SIBTF) under Labor Code § 4751 . The primary issue is whether or not an injured worker qualifies for additional compensation from...