Description Date Docket #
City of Petaluma v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
California Court of Appeal
Workers' Compensation
In a workers' compensation case, held that a law enforcement officer's vision loss in one eye should be apportioned 15 percent to an on-the-job injury...
12/10/2018 A153811
Cristain v. Hunter Buildings and Manufacturing, L.P.
United States Fifth Circuit
Workers' Compensation, Labor & Employment Law
Reinstated an employee's claim that he was fired for filing a workers' compensation claim, in violation of the Texas Labor Code. Reversed a judgment...
11/14/2018 17-20667
Barri v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
California Court of Appeal
Workers' Compensation, Labor & Employment Law
Upheld the constitutionality of newly enacted workers' compensation anti-fraud legislation (California Labor Code sections 4615 and 139.21). Denied a...
10/19/2018 G054838
Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
California Court of Appeal
Workers' Compensation, Labor & Employment Law
Annulled a workers' compensation decision in a case involving an injured correctional officer that raised questions about the proper interpretation of...
09/25/2018 C085850
King v. CompPartners, Inc.
Supreme Court of California
Labor & Employment Law, Injury & Tort Law, Workers' Compensation
Affirmed the dismissal of an employee's negligence suit against a workers' compensation utilization review management company. The employee claimed...
08/23/2018 S232197
Christie v. Georgia-Pacific Co.
United States Ninth Circuit
Admiralty, Workers' Compensation, Labor & Employment Law
Reversed a denial of benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. An employee argued that he was entitled to receive workers'...
08/02/2018 17-70853
Tripplett v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Bd.
California Court of Appeal
Sports Law, Workers' Compensation
Affirmed the denial of a former professional football player's claim for workers' compensation benefits as former defensive tackle, Larry Tripplett,...
07/24/2018 G054825
City of San Francisco v. Workers Compensation Appeals Board
California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law, Workers' Compensation, Labor & Employment Law
Affirming the determination of the Workers Compensation Appeals Board that injuries suffered by a former firefighter occurred during his earlier...
02/26/2018 A151857
State Compensation Insurance Fund v. Workers Compensation Appeals Board
California Court of Appeal
Workers' Compensation, Labor & Employment Law, Administrative Law
Annulling a Workers Compensation Appeals Board denial of reconsideration in a workers compensation claim because the claimant had not met his burden...
02/23/2018 H044300
Dunlap v. Liberty Natural Products, Inc.
California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Workers' Compensation
Affirming the district court decision denying the defense's renewed motion for judgment as a matter of law on a claim of discrimination under the...
12/28/2017 15-35395

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