Boone v. State of California - Department of Transportation (2018) ADJ7974582: The WCAB overturned the trial judge’s findings and awarded the injured worker 100% permanent and total disability.

WCAB Riverside District Office, April 1, 2020

After the trial judge awarded the injured worker 40% permanent disability after suffering a stroke, the WCAB overturned the trial judge’s findings and awarded the injured worker 100% permanent and total disability.  In reversing the trial judge, the WCAB indicated that the reporting physician had failed to explain why pre-existing medical conditions impacted the injured worker’s current disability.