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Brodie v. Workers' Comp. Appeals Bd., A112003

Denial of reconsideration of plaintiff firefighter's permanent disability award is annulled with directions to recompute the award according to a formula that takes a prior disability into account, and is applied by converting the overall current disability into its monetary equivalent and then subtracting the current dollar value of the percent of prior disability.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/30/2006
  • Published 08/30/2006

Judges

  • SIGGINS, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Gearheart & Otis, Mark E. Gearheart, Pleasant Hill, for Petitioner Stan Brodie., David J. Froba, for Amicus Curiae California Applicants' Attorneys Assn. on behalf of Petitioner Stan Brodie.

  • For Appellees:
  • Thomas, Lyding, Carter & Gaus, William R. Thomas, Douglas E. Starns, Walnut Creek, for Respondents County of Contra Costa Fire Protection District.
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