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California: Interpreters Required for Medical Treatment

The W.C.A.B. has issued an en banc decision that addresses what has been a contentious issue for years. In Jose Guitron v. Santa Fe Extruders; and State Compensation Insurance Fund the W.C.A.B. has determined: “1) pursuant to the employer’s obligation under Labor Code section 4600 [fn1...

California: Interpreters at Medical Treatment Appointments (WCAB en banc)

WCAB Issues En Banc Decision regarding Allowable Fees for Interpreters at Medical Treatment Appointments. In a March 17, 2011 decision, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board issued an en banc decision in the matter of Jose Guitron v. Santa Fe Extruders allowing for payment of interpreters at...

California Workers’ Compensation Case Roundup 4/12/2011

Vol. 76 No. 3 March 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 IMPORTANT NOTE: Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries...