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California WCAB Panel Concludes That 100% Loss Of Future Earning Capacity Is A Factor To Consider When Calculating Permanent Disability

By David Bryan Leonard, Esq. The panel decision of Clark Baldridge v. Swinerton, Inc./Zurich (ADJ 636377), 2010 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS 271 , highlights the role of consistency in the judicial process by recognizing that while law may change, long standing principles remain. In Baldridge , a...

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Permanent Total Disability Under California Labor Code Section 4662

By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. Once in a while, the powers that be allow us to be “applicant oriented” in our articles and this is one of them. We try to be neutral in most of our articles and books but sometimes the intoxicating effect of writing gets the most of us. Warning to applicant’s...