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  • Case name:
    Wagner vs. Allied Signal
    Date:
    04/20/2001
    Note:
    Duty to provide claim form when reasonable certainty of claim of industrial injury.
    Citation:
    66 CCC 483 (En Banc)
    WCC citation:
    WCC 29012001 CA
  • Case name:
    Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. WCAB (Garcia)
    Date:
    10/30/2003
    Note:
    Psychiatric injury arising out of physical injury is governed by LC 3208.3 limitations.
    Citation:
    112 Cal.App.4th 1435
    WCC citation:
    WCC 29602003 CA
  • Case name:
    Wall Units, Inc. v. SCIF
    Date:
    06/09/2008
    Note:
    [Unpublished] The trial court used proper legal criteria and assumptions in denying class certification when it focused on the absence of 'common questions of law or fact.'
    Citation:
    B200331
    WCC citation:
    WCC 33822008 CA
  • Case name:
    Waqia v. City of Oakland
    Date:
    11/28/2007
    Note:
    [Unpublished] Although the statutory burden to accommodate rests with the employer, an employee cannot shirk his duties to try to accommodate himself or to cooperate with his employer in reaching an accommodation by a mere recalcitrant citation of religious precepts.
    Citation:
    A114704
    WCC citation:
    WCC 32822007 CA
  • Case name:
    Ward v. City of Desert Hot Springs
    Date:
    09/25/2006
    Note:
    For claimed injuries occurring on or after 1/1/05, where claimant represented by an attorney, correct med-legal procedure for compensability is 4062.2 only; reports under 4064(d) are inadmissable.
    Citation:
    71 CCC 1313
    WCC citation:
    WCC 31842006 CA
  • Case name:
    Warner v. WCAB
    Date:
    12/27/2011
    Note:
    A firefighter's decision to help his wife trim the wisteria in front of their Catalina Island home was incidentally related to his job because island residents would occasionally go to his home for emergency help.
    Citation:
    B232190
    WCC citation:
    WCC 38382011 CA
  • Case name:
    Waste Management vs. Superior Court
    Date:
    06/01/2004
    Note:
    Parent not liable to employee of subsidiary for injury/death where parent lacked control.
    Citation:
    119 Cal. App. 4th 105; 13 Cal. Rptr. 3d 910
    WCC citation:
    WCC 29862004 CA
  • Case name:
    Watters Associates v. Superior Court
    Date:
    02/25/1991
    Note:
    Temp agency exempted from liability for damages recovered by employee.
    Citation:
    227 Cal.App.3d 1341
    WCC citation:
    WCC 23951991 CA
  • Case name:
    Wayne Lewis v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
    Date:
    11/21/2008
    Note:
    A physician's report stating that an applicant cannot return to his regular job duties and may need vocational rehabilitation indicates the existence of permanent disability and triggers use of the 1997 Permanent Disability Rating Schedule instead of the version adopted in 2005.
    Citation:
    C057392
    WCC citation:
    WCC 34642008 CA
  • Case name:
    Wayne Oberreuter et al v. Traylor Brothers
    Date:
    05/05/2011
    Note:
    California's common law Hooker/Privette doctrine barred an subcontractor's employee from suing a general contractor.
    Citation:
    D056637
    WCC citation:
    WCC 37602011 CA

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