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  • 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:
    Rex Club et al. v. WCAB (SCIF)
    Date:
    03/31/1997
    Note:
    Since the original findings of fact and award issued in November 1987 constitute 'an award' of compensation benefits within the meaning of section 5500.5, subdivision (e), the WCAB's petition for contribution filed in November 1994 is untimely as to that award.
    Citation:
    C022162
    WCC citation:
    WCC 37091997 CA
  • Case name:
    Rodriguez v. Garden Plating Co., Intercare Holdings Insurance Services
    Date:
    10/26/2017
    Note:
    A Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board en banc decision handed down Thursday confirmed the right of lien claimants to have a hearing on the timeliness of declarations that were due by July 1, but noted the issue was moot as the Division of Workers’ Compensation already said it would allow administrative law judges to hear such arguments.
    Citation:
    ADJ8588344 (MF)
    WCC citation:
  • Case name:
    Rail Services of America vs. SCIF
    Date:
    07/09/2003
    Note:
    Retention of non-refundable agreed minimum premium for only 15 days coverage upheld; willful failure to comply with discovery order compels dismissal.
    Citation:
    110 Cal.App.4th 323
    WCC citation:
    WCC 29432003 CA
  • Case name:
    Reiner v. Greyhound Lines
    Date:
    10/17/2017
    Note:
    California’s 2nd District Court of Appeal refused to reinstate a claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress filed by an attorney disbarred earlier this year for not abiding the terms of his probation for willfully disobeying three orders issued by workers’ compensation judges.
    Citation:
    B265943 c/w B269440
    WCC citation:
    Los Angeles County Super. Ct. No. BC564127
  • Case name:
    Robbins v. Sharp Healthcare
    Date:
    09/26/2006
    Note:
    Bias or the appearance of bias solely against an attorney or law firm may be a valid ground for a petition for disqualification of a WCJ.
    Citation:
    71 CCC 1291
    WCC citation:
    WCC 31852006 CA
  • Case name:
    Rodgers v. Sargent Controls & Aerospace
    Date:
    01/30/2006
    Note:
    Collateral estoppel does not preclude asbestos litigation on successor in interest theory.
    Citation:
    136 Cal. App. 4th 82
    WCC citation:
    WCC 31392006 CA
  • Case name:
    Roth vs. L.A. Door
    Date:
    02/24/2004
    Note:
    Self insured employer cannot subrogate vs. CIGA nor insured of insolvent carrier.
    Citation:
    115 Cal.App.4th 1249
    WCC citation:
    WCC 29712004 CA
  • Case name:
    Ramirez v. WCAB (State Department of Health Care Services)
    Date:
    03/29/2017
    Note:
    Citation:
    C078440
    WCC citation:
    WCAB No. ADJ6821103
  • Case name:
    Rivera-Sanchez v. WCAB
    Date:
    01/16/2009
    Note:
    A forklift operator is not entitled to a higher permanent partial disability rating because he failed to present a legal basis to reverse the Workers Compensation Appeals Boards factual findings
    Citation:
    F056372
    WCC citation:
    WCC 34802009 CA

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