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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Case No. ADJ1078163 (BAK 0145426)
ENVIRONMENTAL RECOVERY SERVICES (a.k.a. ENVIROSERVE); and STATE COMPENSATION INSURANCE FUND,
ORDER GRANTING RECONSIDERATION AND ORDER ALLOWING AMICUS BRIEFS (EN BANC)
Case No. ADJ3341185 (SJO 0254688)
MILPITAS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, Permissibly Self-Insured; and KEENAN & ASSOCIATES, Adjusting Agent,
ORDER GRANTING RECONSIDERATION ON BOARD MOTION, AND ORDER ALLOWING AMICUS BRIEFS (EN BANC)
On February 3, 2009, the Appeals Board consolidated these cases and issued a joint en banc decision on the issue of rebutting the AMA Guides portion of the 2005 Schedule for Rating Permanent Disabilities.
On February 27, 2009, defendant, State timely petition for reconsideration in Almaraz. reconsideration was filed.1
Compensation Insurance Fund (SCIF) filed a In Guzman, however, no timely petition for
For the reasons that follow, we will grant SCIF’s petition for reconsideration in Almaraz and, concurrently, we will grant reconsideration on our own motion in Guzman. We will give the
1 On March 19, 2009, the Milpitas Unified School District (the defendant in Guzman), did file a timely petition for writ of review with the Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District (6th Civ. No. H034001).