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Cal. Horse Racing Bd. v. WCAB, C053595

Order upholding a decision by which real party in interest was awarded work-related disability benefits for a heart attack is vacated where the WCJ's award was based, in significant part, on a heart trouble presumption for which real party was not eligible and, thus, the error was clearly prejudicial.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/02/2007
  • Published 07/31/2007

Judges

  • BUTZ, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Robert W. Daneri,Suzanne Ah-Tye, San Francisco, and David M. Goi for Petitioners.

  • For Appellees:
  • Mastagni, Holstedt, Amick, Miller, Johnsen & Uhrhammer and Craig E. Johnsen, Sacramento, for Respondent Martin Snezek., No appearance for Respondent Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.
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