It’s final: Ogilvie is not stayed

WCAB gives Ogilvie the green light
WCAB gives Ogilvie the green light

Apparently the defense attorney on Bowden v Sunray Termite wrote ex parte to the WCAB requesting the case be declared a significant panel decision. 1

Commissioner Miller’s letter (download below) notes Bowden was a “purely fact driven case” and “is not to be a statement of legal importance to the community.”  Commissioner Miller further points out Significant Panel decisions are citable panel decisions but not binding legal precedent. 2

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What does this mean to you?

Ogilvie has not been stayed, so sharpen your #2 pencils and work on your math skills.

  1. Photo courtesy of adamwilson []
  2. Even if the defense attorney’s request had been granted Ogilvie, as an en banc decision, would still take precedence over Bowden. []

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