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Rodriguez v. Workers' Comp. Appeals Bd

California Court of Appeal
Workers' Compensation, Labor & Employment Law, Government Benefits
Plaintiff applied for disability retirement. His employer disputed his retirement and his claim of industrial causation. The Workers’ Compensation...
08/27/2019 H045698

People v. Pierce

California Court of Appeal
White Collar Crime, Insurance Law, Workers' Compensation
Affirmed. Defendant, a chiropractor, was convicted of charges stemming from a scheme to defraud workers’ compensation insurance carriers. On appeal,...
08/02/2019 F074602

Hollingsworth v. Superior Court

California Court of Appeal
Injury & Tort Law, Workers' Compensation
Vacated. Plaintiff, the heir of an employee who was killed in a work place accident, filed a complaint alleging that the employer did not have workers...
07/24/2019 B297658

Allied Signal Aerospace v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board

California Court of Appeal
Workers' Compensation
Held that the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board erred in ruling on whether an injured employee was entitled to heavy housework assistance. Annulled...
06/05/2019 B293080

Grimm v. Vortex Marine Construction

United States Ninth Circuit
Workers' Compensation
Held that a construction worker could not proceed with an action against his former employer to enforce a Department of Labor order requiring payment...
04/16/2019 18-15104

Jackpot Harvesting, Inc. v. Applied Underwriters, Inc.

California Court of Appeal
Insurance Law, Workers' Compensation, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Affirmed the denial of a motion to compel arbitration of an insurance dispute. A company that sued its workers' compensation insurer over premium...
03/28/2019 H044953

Jorge-Chavelas v. Louisiana Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Co.

United States Fifth Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Workers' Compensation, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a sugarcane farm had no statutory immunity from a tort lawsuit brought by two injured cane planters. Louisiana workers' compensation laws...
03/07/2019 18-30388

Iopa v. Saltchuk-Young Brothers, Ltd.

United States Ninth Circuit
Workers' Compensation, Administrative Law
Held that a claimant waited too long to file a petition for attorney fees after successfully litigating claims for temporary disability benefits under...
03/04/2019 17-70415

Global Linguist Solutions, LLC v. Abdelmeged

United States Ninth Circuit
Military Law, Workers' Compensation
Upheld a Benefits Review Board decision that a linguist who supported the military in Iraq was entitled to workers' compensation under the Defense...
01/16/2019 17-72516

Luxor Cabs, Inc. v. Applied Underwriters Captive Risk Assurance Co.

California Court of Appeal
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Insurance Law, Workers' Compensation
Held that an insurance company could not force an insured taxi cab company to arbitrate a workers' compensation insurance dispute. Affirmed the denial...
01/03/2019 A147962
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