Maria Soto v. Sambrailo Packaging, Zenith Insurance Company, 2016 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS 26, a panel decision, reaffirms the WCAB’s recent trend of finding valid MPN access standards where there are no physicians available within applicant’s preferred specialty.
In Nunez v Petrochem Insulation, Inc, 2016 Cal. Wrk. Comp P.D. LEXIS, the Court was presented with a scenario which did not result in the achievement of the objective of the California Constitution, Article 16, that cases be resolved expeditiously, inexpensively and without encumbrance of any character.