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DENNY'S, INC. v. WORKERS' COMP. APPEALS BD., F039621

An employee's injury claim was outside a guarantor's indemnification responsibility, where the employer made the business decision to opt for self-insurance over private insurance, and to not purchase an excess workers' compensation policy.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/07/2003
  • Published 01/07/2003

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Finnegan, Marks & Hampton and Ellen Sims Langille, San Francisco, for Petitioner.

  • For Appellees:
  • Guilford Steiner Sarvas & Carbonara, Richard E. Guilford, Santa Ana;  Yohman, Parker, Kern & Nard, Fresno, Brian L. Duncan, for Respondent California Insurance Guarantee Association.,  No appearance for Respondent Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.
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