WCAB


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AcronymDefinition
WCABWorkers' Compensation Appeals Board
WCABWorking Committee of the Aeronautical Board (US Navy)
WCABWellesley College Alumnae of Boston (Boston, MA)
WCABWerner C. A. Bokermann Collection (biology; Sao Paulo, Brazil)
WCABWorld Cup Accommodation Bureau (soccer; Fédération Internationale de Football Association)
WCABWater Conservation Advisory Board (Arizona and California)
WCABWolverhampton Citizens Advice Bureaux (Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England, UK)
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Kroger Co., the WCAB charged that Sedgwick demonstrated "blithe disregard for its legal and ethical obligations and a callous indifference to the catastrophic consequences of its delays, inaction and outright neglect."
The WCAB upheld penalties imposed against Sedgwick CMS in the amount of the maximum penalty allowed by law--$10,000 for each of 11 instances of unreasonably delaying medical care.
Kroger/Sedgwick case the threat of fines, penalties and audits apparently did nothing to deter the TPA from what the WCAB, in its April 16, 2013 Opinion and Decision After Reconsideration, called "a callous indifference to the catastrophic consequences of delays, inaction and outright neglect," as noted above.
The WCAB adds that "the adjuster studiously avoided information that might lead to the provision of benefits, a tactic that may have saved her employer some money in the short run--at great cost to Mr.
The Bengals contended, and the WCAB agreed, that the presumption of non-coverage was improper.
ADJ6795613 (WCAB 2011), available at http://www.pcllp.net/Liberty_case.pdf; see HERLICK'S, supra note 9, at [section] 10.29.
COURT'S OPINION: The Court of Appeal of California affirmed the judgment of the WCAB. The court held, inter alia, that the effects of the nurse's rotating shifts, not the announcement of the policy itself, resulted in the trauma to the nurse.
If the claim is litigated, promptly assign the matter out to counsel with stress claim expertise equipped to deal with the new WCAB fast track procedural requirements - the WCAB, by law, has a very limited time to set a hearing date once a case is filed.