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California WCAB Issues Notice to Sanction Defense Counsel for Alleged False Statements

Jean Cardinale v. First Blackhawk Financial Corporation Sanctions—WCAB, removing matter on its own motion, issued notice of its intention to impose $250.00 sanction on defense counsel pursuant to Labor Code § 5813 and 8 Cal. Code Reg. § 10561, for filing a verified petition for reconsideration...

Emerging Trend at California WCAB: Sanctions & Costs

Recently, the WCAB imposed sanctions (sometimes on its own motion) and awarded costs for actions and tactics noted in Labor Code §5813 and described in more detail under Rule 10561 (which I invite you to review). Labor Code §5813 says: “(a) The workers’ compensation referee or...

Interpreter Sanctioned for Attempting to Deliberately Mislead Judge: Cal. Comp. Cases July Advanced Postings (7/11/2012)

Here’s the next batch of advanced postings for the July 2012 issue of California Compensation Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can access the complete headnotes and summaries . © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Alberto Stambuk, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals...