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  • Case name:
    Ca.-Western States Life Ins. Co. v. IAC (Baird)
    Date:
    03/07/1963
    Note:
    The original Baird Formula to determine amount of reimbursement to EDD where there is an issue which may defeat entire claim.
    Citation:
    59 Cal. 2d 257; 28 Cal. Rptr. 872; 28 CCC 77
    WCC citation:
    WCC 3661963 CA
  • Case name:
    City of LA vs. IAC (Clark)
    Date:
    04/19/2063
    Note:
    Physician testimony at hearing is a medical-legal expense above witness fee.
    Citation:
    215 Cal.App.2d 310, 28 CCC 94
    WCC citation:
    WCC 3691963 CA
  • Case name:
    Czarnecki v. Golden Eagle Ins. Company
    Date:
    06/08/1998
    Note:
    Utilization Review medical reports are not sufficient evidence for benefits determinations.
    Citation:
    63 CCC 742 (Panel Dec. After Recon)
    WCC citation:
    WCC 3761998 CA
  • Case name:
    City of Moorpark v. Superior Ct. of Ventura Co.
    Date:
    08/17/1998
    Note:
    132a is not the exclusive remedy for disability discrimination.
    Citation:
    18 Cal.4th 1143, 63 CCC 944
    WCC citation:
    WCC 3841998 CA
  • Case name:
    County of Sacramento v. WCAB (Weatherall)
    Date:
    01/11/2000
    Note:
    Board must have Good Cause to set aside stipulations of parties.
    Citation:
    77 Cal. App. 4th 1114, 65 CCC 1
    WCC citation:
    WCC 3972000 CA
  • Case name:
    CA Comp. Ins. Co. v. IAC
    Date:
    07/26/2048
    Note:
    Weak evidence of AWW does not make AWW
    Citation:
    86 Cal.App.2d 861, 13 CCC 181
    WCC citation:
    WCC 23941948 CA
  • Case name:
    C.J.L. Construction, Inc. v. Universal Plumbing
    Date:
    08/27/1993
    Note:
    Third-party defendant may not compel employer's participation as a cross-defendant in certain instances.
    Citation:
    18 Cal.App.4th 376, 58 CCC 543
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24011993 CA
  • Case name:
    Coleman v. Silverberg Plumbing Co.
    Date:
    06/13/2068
    Note:
    Lack of compensation for indep. contractors is not a
    Citation:
    263 Cal.App.2d 74, 33 CCC 906
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24361968 CA
  • Case name:
    Currie v. WCAB
    Date:
    02/26/2001
    Note:
    Pre-judgment interest included in 132a awards; accrues after wrongful conduct.
    Citation:
    24 Cal. 4th 1109, 66 CCC 208
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24442001 CA
  • Case name:
    Carver v. WCAB
    Date:
    02/20/1990
    Note:
    Nonpayment penalties are benefits, not damages; UEF has burden of seeking reimbursement.
    Citation:
    217 Cal.App.3d 1539, 55 CCC 36
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24471990 CA
  • Case name:
    City, Etc. of San Francisco v. WCAB (Page)
    Date:
    08/05/1970
    Note:
    Disability retirement allowances paid when comp. benefits are due are
    Citation:
    2 Cal.3d 1001, 35 CCC 390
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24491970 CA
  • Case name:
    City of LA v. IAC (Fraide)
    Date:
    08/27/2065
    Note:
    Employer entitled to no more than a partial credit against its workmen's compensation liability commensurate with the proportion of its tax payments to the fund.
    Citation:
    63 Cal.2d 242, 30 CCC 243
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24501965 CA
  • Case name:
    City of Costa Mesa v. McKenzie
    Date:
    02/22/1973
    Note:
    Work comp. benefits are not deducted from disability benefits.
    Citation:
    30 Cal.App.3d 763
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24531973 CA
  • Case name:
    Clark v. WCAB
    Date:
    05/24/1991
    Note:
    'Asbestos worker' means any person whose job subjected him to an exposure to asbestos fibers.
    Citation:
    230 Cal.App.3d 684. 56 CCC 331
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24571991 CA
  • Case name:
    City of Richmond v. Comm. on State Mandates
    Date:
    05/28/1998
    Note:
    Provides a coordination or offset for workers' comp. death benefits when benefit under PERS is payable.
    Citation:
    64 Cal.App.4th 1190, 63 CCC 733
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24651998 CA
  • Case name:
    City and County of San Francisco v. WCAB (Medrano)
    Date:
    12/28/1973
    Note:
    Non-heir payment of burial costs only entitled to a lien against heir's death benefit.
    Citation:
    36 Cal.App.3d 412, 39 CCC 52
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24711973 CA
  • Case name:
    City, Etc. of San Francisco v. WCAB (Medrano)
    Date:
    12/28/1973
    Note:
    Non-heir payment of burial costs only entitled to a lien against heir's death benefit.
    Citation:
    36 Cal.App.3d 412, 39 CCC 52
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24721973 CA
  • Case name:
    CA Comp. Ins. Co. v. IAC (Moore)
    Date:
    11/17/1954
    Note:
    Unemployment benefits subtracted from wage loss.
    Citation:
    128 Cal.App.2d 797, 19 CCC 287
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25001954 CA
  • Case name:
    Clark v. WCAB
    Date:
    05/24/1991
    Note:
    Dependents' rights to death benefits are independent of and severable from rights of deceased employee.
    Citation:
    230 Cal.App.3d 684, 56 CCC 331
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25201991 CA
  • Case name:
    Coltherd v. WCAB
    Date:
    11/19/1990
    Note:
    No reimbursement to carrier for uninsured motorist benefits absent specific provision in policy.
    Citation:
    225 Cal.App.3d 455, 55 CCC 431
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25261990 CA

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