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California Workers' Compensation Cases Roundup 11/15/2010

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 75, No. 10 October 2010 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 Appellate Court Compensation Cases Avila...

California Workers' Compensation Cases Roundup 11/30/2010

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 75, No. 11 November 2010 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 Appellate Court Compensation Cases ...

California Workers' Compensation Cases Roundup 1/12/2011

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 75, No. 12 December 2010 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 Appellate Court Compensation...

California EAMS: Proposed Changes to the WCAB Rules of Practice and Procedure - Dealing With Lien Claims

Lien claim procedures have always been a hot topic for workers’ compensation practitioners. Back in March, we issued a blog discussing the revisions to lien claim procedures in this new era of EAMS. Several regulations were discussed, including 8 CCR §10210 [y] and §10770 which set forth...

Calif. WCAB Jurisdiction vs. Alternative Dispute Resolution: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/6/2011)

Featured Case of the Week: Calif. WCAB Jurisdiction vs. Alternative Dispute Resolution In TIG Insurance Company, insurer for Stumbaugh & Associates, Inc., Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, State Compensation Insurance Fund (Judy La Touf, aka Jody Latouf), Respondents , 2011...

Calif. WCAB Jurisdiction vs. Alternative Dispute Resolution: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/6/2011)

Featured Case of the Week: Calif. WCAB Jurisdiction vs. Alternative Dispute Resolution In TIG Insurance Company, insurer for Stumbaugh & Associates, Inc., Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, State Compensation Insurance Fund (Judy La Touf, aka Jody Latouf), Respondents , 2011...

The Thin Line Between Horseplay and the Initial Physical Aggressor Defense

A recent California case with a wild factual scenario provides guidance on the important factual distinctions between horseplay and the initial physical aggressor defense California Labor Code Section 3600 sets forth a number of conditions that must be met before an employer has liability for an injury...

The Thin Line Between Horseplay and the Initial Physical Aggressor Defense

A recent California case with a wild factual scenario provides guidance on the important factual distinctions between horseplay and the initial physical aggressor defense California Labor Code Section 3600 sets forth a number of conditions that must be met before an employer has liability for an injury...