Firemans' Fund Ins. Co. v. Workers' Comp. Appeals Bd., C062019
An order of the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) denying Fireman's Fund Insurance Company's petition for reconsideration, regarding a stipulation entered into by plaintiff and the California Insurance Guarantee Association in 2001, is annulled and the matter is remanded where: 1) 1) CIGA's stipulations and the subsequently entered order on the stipulations were not a nullity and void; and 2) the WCAB improperly exercised its discretion under the Labor Code section 5803 to set aside the order entered on the stipulations; 3)
- Decided 01/29/2010
- Published 01/29/2010
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Cuneo, Black, Ward & Missler, Richard A. Weyuker for Petitioner.
- For Appellees:
- Guilford Steiner Sarvas & Carbonara, LLP, Richard E. Guilford; Hanna, Brophy, MacLean, McAleer & Jensen, LLP, for Respondent California Insurance Guarantee Association., No appearance for Respondent Workers' Compensation Appeals Board., No appearance for Respondent Darla Allen.