The decision on Contra Costa County v. WCAB (Dahl) has now been unveiled by the California Court of Appeal, First District.
In coming days I’ll provide more analysis on the ruling. What is clear, however, is that Dahl is a clear disappointment for many severely disabled injured workers.
In addition to rejecting a particular methodology for rebutting the rating under the regular PD rating system, Dahl creates further questions about what cases can be subject to rebuttal under the Ogilvie case.
Here is the Dahl decision by the panel of Justices Stewart, Kline and Richman:
Here is a link to my recent post on the issue, “Guys and Dahl”: