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  • Case name:
    Merritt v. Equinox Fitness Woodland Hills, Inc.
    Date:
    12/27/2018
    Note:
    A California appellate court revived an injured personal trainer’s discrimination action against his former employer, finding that he was disabled for purposes of the Fair Employment and Housing Act.
    Citation:
    B266534
    WCC citation:
    Los Angeles County Super. Ct. No. BC532180
  • Case name:
    Batton v. Alten Construction, Inc.
    Date:
    04/08/2013
    Note:
    The employee of an independent contractor hired to perform work on a construction project presented sufficient evidence that the contractor on the project retained control over the stairwell where the employee fell to preclude summary judgment under the Privette doctrine.
    Citation:
    A135146
    WCC citation:
    WCC 39992013 CA
  • Case name:
    Cuiellette v. City of Los Angeles
    Date:
    04/07/2009
    Note:
    [Unpublished] Plaintiff's 100 percent total permanent disability rating was not, as a matter of law a legitimate, nondiscriminatory reason for defendant's adverse employment action.
    Citation:
    B203820
    WCC citation:
    None
  • Case name:
    Energy Insurance Mutual Limited v. Ace American Insurance Company Part 1/2
    Date:
    08/10/2017
    Note:
    The 1st District Court of Appeal this week ordered publication of its decision finding that Ace American Insurance Co. did not owe coverage for an insured’s alleged negligence that led to a fatal pipeline explosion.
    Citation:
    A140656
    WCC citation:
    Contra Costa County Super. Ct. No. MSC11-0060
  • Case name:
    Energy Insurance Mutual Limited v. Ace Insurance Company Part 2/2
    Date:
    08/10/2017
    Note:
    The 1st District Court of Appeal this week ordered publication of its decision finding that Ace American Insurance Co. did not owe coverage for an insured’s alleged negligence that led to a fatal pipeline explosion.
    Citation:
    A140656
    WCC citation:
    Contra Costa County Super. Ct. No. MSC11-0060
  • Case name:
    Robinson v. City of Los Angeles
    Date:
    05/18/2012
    Note:
    An injured fire helicopter pilot who lacked the requisite medical clearance to continue flying could not assert a viable claim of disability discrimination based on his employer's refusal to assign him to a pilot position after his light-duty job was eliminated.
    Citation:
    B230078
    WCC citation:
    WCC 38962012 CA
  • Case name:
    Zuniga v. WCAB (Interactive Trucking)
    Date:
    01/23/2018
    Note:
    California’s 1st District Court of Appeal on Friday ruled that injured workers do not have a due process right to know the identifies of the medical professionals performing their independent medical reviews.
    Citation:
    A143290
    WCC citation:
    WCAB No. ADJ2563341)
  • Case name:
    Marin Schools Insurance Authority v. Schools Excess Liability Fund
    Date:
    07/11/2017
    Note:
    Citation:
    A145365
    WCC citation:
    Napa County Super. Ct. No. 26-62558
  • Case name:
    Morales-Simental v. Genentech
    Date:
    10/19/2017
    Note:
    The 1st District Court of Appeal last week ordered publication of a decision it issued last month finding an employer could not be held vicariously liable for the alleged negligence of an employee in causing a fatal car accident.
    Citation:
    A145865
    WCC citation:
    Alameda County Super. Ct. No. HG13678136
  • Case name:
    Barboza v. Webcor Construction
    Date:
    12/31/1969
    Note:
    A California appellate court ruled that a construction worker failed to establish his claims for violation of the California Family Rights Act and the Fair Employment and Housing Act following an on-the-job injury.
    Citation:
    A147144
    WCC citation:
    Alameda County Super. Ct. No. RG14737311

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