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.
- Decided 08/30/2006
- Published 08/30/2006
- California Court of Appeal
- 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.