California Employment Law Update

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90-Day Period For Employer To Deny Workers’ Compensation Liability Runs From Date Claim Was Filed

Honeywell v. WCAB, 35 Cal. 4th 24 (2005) William Wagner, a sheet metal specialist for Honeywell, claimed work-related injuries to his body and psyche due to employment. On July 20, 1998, Wagner made statements that management was prejudiced against him and hampered his promotion and transfer, that he could not “take it anymore,” and that … Continue Reading

Employer Must Have Actual Notice Of Employee’s Injury Before Duty To Provide Workers’ Compensation Form Arises

Honeywell v. WCAB, 104 Cal. App. 4th 829 (2002) The Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (“WCAB”) found that Honeywell had breached its duty to provide its employee, William Wagner, with a workers’ compensation claim form after it became “reasonably certain” of Wagner’s alleged psychiatric injury. As a result, the WCAB held that the 90-day period to … Continue Reading

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