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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    [Unpublished] Plaintiff's 100 percent total permanent disability rating was not, as a matter of law a legitimate, nondiscriminatory reason for defendant's adverse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:
    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:
    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
  • Case name:
    Chambers v. WCAB
    Date:
    11/14/1968
    Note:
    It is the employer's burden of proof to show the employee's knowledge.
    Citation:
    69 Cal.2d 556
    WCC citation:
    WCC 31001968 CA
  • Case name:
    Advekian v. 20th Century Fox
    Date:
    06/22/2009
    Note:
    A sleepy worker's long hours did not create vicarious liability for his employer in a tort action under respondeat superior.
    Citation:
    B205933
    WCC citation:
    WCC 35362009 CA
  • Case name:
    Simi Corp. vs. John Garamendi, as Ins. Comm.
    Date:
    06/26/2003
    Note:
    Deference given to Ins. Commisioner's interpretation of regulations governing the reporting status of claims.
    Citation:
    109 Cal.App.4th 1496
    WCC citation:
    WCC 29412003 CA
  • Case name:
    Baker v. WCAB (X.S.)
    Date:
    08/11/2011
    Note:
    SAWW increase begins the January 1st of the year following the date the life pension or permanent total disability payments begin.
    Citation:
    S179194
    WCC citation:
    WCC 37902011 CA

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