Leonard v. Santa Monica - Malibu Unified School District (Case No. ADJ9713798): Secured a 74 percent permanent disability award for an injured worker.

WCAB Van Nuys District Office, December 20, 2019

Secured a 74 percent permanent disability award for an injured worker who developed cancer resulting from exposure to PCB in the workplace.  The award was based on finding a permanent psychological disability under the 'catastrophic injury' exception for a post-1/1/13 date of injury.  Defendant appealed the Court decision; however, the appeal was denied.