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March 2021

March 2, 2021 Smith, Lonnie, Applicant
vs.
LEE’S CONCRETE MATERIALS, INC., MARKEL INSURANCE COMPANY; administered by FIRSTCOMP INSURANCE, Defendants
March 2, 2021 Slivinsky, Olesya, Applicant
vs.
BANK OF AMERICA; ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY/CHUBB, administered by SEDGWICK CLAIMS MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC., Defendants
March 2, 2021 Townsend, Michael, Applicant
vs.
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION, legally uninsured, Defendants
March 2, 2021 Tull, Richard, Applicant
vs.
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION, Legally Uninsured, Adjusted By STATE COMPENSATION INSURANCE FUND, Defendants
March 2, 2021 Guzman, Silvia, Applicant
vs.
SUSAN HAZANY/AZIZ MOKHTAR; KEMPER INSURANCE, Defendants
March 1, 2021 Ortiz, Vicente, Applicant
vs.
VICTOR M. MAZARIEGO; FIRST AMERICAN SPECIALTY INS. CO., Defendants
March 1, 2021 Aguilar, Rosny, Applicant
vs.
WM OF ALAMEDA COUNTY, INC.; ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, administered by GALLAGHER BASSETT SERVICES, INC., Defendants
March 1, 2021 Edgren, Mark, Applicant
vs.
THE CITY OF OCEANSIDE, permissibly self-insured, administered by ADMINSURE, INC., Defendants
March 1, 2021 Khatchatrian, Osik, Applicant
vs.
MACY'S, INC. dba BLOOMINGDALE’S, permissibly self-insured, administered by, SEDGWICK CLAIMS MANAGEMENT SERVICES, Defendants
March 1, 2021 Thomas, Melvin, Applicant
vs.
STATE OF CALIFORNIA, Legally Uninsured, Defendant
March 1, 2021 Banks, Linda, Applicant
vs.
WELLS FARGO; CALIFORNIA INSURANCE GUARANTEE ASSOCIATION by its servicing facility, INTERCARE HOLDINGS INSURANCE SERVICES, INC. for INDUSTRIAL INDEMNITY/FREMONT COMPENSATION INSURANCE, in liquidation, Defendants
March 1, 2021 Mendez, Maria, Applicant
vs.
PROGRESSIVE PRODUCE; ZURICH NORTH AMERICA, Defendants
March 1, 2021 Schieffer, Steven, Applicant
vs.
STATE OF CALIFORNIA, SALINAS VALLEY STATE PRISON, legally uninsured, adjusted by STATE COMPENSATION INSURANCE FUND, Defendant
March 1, 2021 Bacon, Jason, Applicant
vs.
CDCR – PRISON INDUSTRY AUTHORITY, Legally Uninsured; STATE COMPENSATION INSURANCE FUND, STATE EMPLOYEES, ADJUSTING AGENCY, Defendants

February 2021

February 26, 2021 Rodriguez, Jose, Applicant
vs.
FEDEX CORP., Permissibly self-insured; Administered by SEDGWICK, Defendants
February 25, 2021 Cuevas, Baldomero, Applicant
vs.
A-1 MACHINE MANUFACTURING; REPUBLIC INDEMNITY COMPANY OF AMERICA, AMERICAN HOME ASSURANCE, CYPRESS INSURANCE care of BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY, Defendants
February 25, 2021 Gill, Amarjeet, Applicant
vs.
COUNTY OF FRESNO; permissibly self-insured, administered by AIMS, Defendants
February 25, 2021 Montejano, Raquel, Applicant
vs.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY PROBATION; Permissibly Self-Insured, Administered by SEDGWICK CMS, Defendants
February 25, 2021 Harris, Napoleon, Applicant
vs.
OAKLAND RAIDERS, Defendant
February 25, 2021 Zucchi Paz, Silvia, Applicant
vs.
STATE OF CALIFORNIA, TINCO SHEET METAL; STATE COMPENSATION INSURANCE FUND, Defendants
February 24, 2021 Baum, Sarah, Applicant
vs.
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY PROBATION DEPARTMENT, Defendants
February 24, 2021 Gonzalez, Ramon, Applicant
vs.
UNITED BAKERY EQUIPMENT COMPANY; INSURANCE COMPANY OF THE WEST, TRAVELERS PROPERTY CASUALTY COMPANY OF AMERICA, Defendants
February 24, 2021 Tate, Teresa, Applicant
vs.
ARAMARK; ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendants
February 24, 2021 Bastida Arriaga, Sergio, Applicant
vs.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TREE & LANDSCAPE, INC.; BENCHMARK ADMINISTRATORS, Defendants
February 24, 2021 Barton, Shawn, Applicant
vs.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS; CALIFORNIA INSURANCE GUARANTEE ASSOCIATION FOR LEGION INS. CO., IN LIQUIDATION, Defendants
February 23, 2021 Zapata, Ricardo, Applicant
vs.
LITTLE SAIGON NEWS; NORGUARD INSURANCE COMPANY, administered by BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY, Defendants
February 23, 2021 Tiscareno, Michael, Applicant
vs.
CITY OF RICHMOND, permissibly self-insured, adjusted by AIMS, Defendant
February 23, 2021 Murphy, Joshua , Applicant
vs.
MATTHEWS SKYLINE LOGGING, INCORPORATED, insured by CALIFORNIA INSURANCE COMPANY, administered by APPLIED RISK, Defendants
February 23, 2021 Ditto, Christopher, Applicant
vs.
SANTIAGO COMMUNITIES, INC., and REPUBLIC INDEMNITY COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA, Defendants
February 23, 2021 Segura, Nicholas, Applicant
vs.
UNITED STAFFING ASSOCIATES; GALLAGHER BASSETT SERVICES, INC., Defendants
February 23, 2021 Veale, Jennifer, Applicant
vs.
NORTHROP GRUMMAN SYSTEMS CORPORATION; SEDGWICK CLAIMS MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC., Defendants
February 22, 2021 Heredia, Jeronimo, Applicant
vs.
TREASURY WINE ESTATES CORPORATION; insured by SENTRY; Defendants
February 22, 2021 Stafford, James, Applicant
vs.
ATASCADERO STATE HOSPITAL, Legally Uninsured; STATE COMPENSATION INSURANCE FUND/STATE CONTRACT SERVICES, Defendants
February 22, 2021 Dominguez, Angela, Applicant
vs.
CECILIA WILKINSON; USAA; administered by LIBERTY/HELMSMAN MANAGEMENT SERVICES, Defendants
February 22, 2021 Waggoner, Stephen, Applicant
vs.
CITY OF TORRANCE, Permissibly Self-Insured, Defendants
February 22, 2021 Miller, Kimberly, Applicant
vs.
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES – IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES, Legally Uninsured, Administered By YORK RISK SERVICE GROUP, INC., Defendants
February 22, 2021 Mastro, Mark, Applicant
vs.
CALIFORNIA DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS, Legally Uninsured; STATE COMPENSATION INSURANCE FUND, Defendant
February 19, 2021 Escobar, Silvia, Applicant
vs.
AUTOZONE, INC.; NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY OF PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, Administered by GALLAGHER BASSETT, Defendants
February 19, 2021 De La Pena, Michael, Applicant
vs.
AMAZON.COM. INC.; AMERICAN ZURICH INSURANCE COMPANY, administered by SADGWICK CLAIMS MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC., Defendants
February 19, 2021 Levi, Leila, Applicant
vs.
LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, Permissibly Self-Insured, Administered by SEDGWICK CMS, Defendants
February 18, 2021 Gonzalez, Artemia, Applicant
vs.
HOPE BY THE SEA; STATE COMPENSATION INSURANCE FUND, Defendants
February 17, 2021 Lua, Miguel, Applicant
vs.
LUA’S BUILDING SERVICES, INC.; CALIFORNIA INSURANCE COMPANY, administered by APPLIED RISK SERVICES, Defendants
February 16, 2021 Wells, Laurence, Applicant
vs.
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES - HIGH DESERT HOSPITAL; Permissibly Self-Insured, adjusted by SEDGWICK CMS, Defendants
February 16, 2021 Williams Jones, Sheila Marie, Applicant
vs.
AC TRANSIT, Permissibly Self-insured; Administered by YORK RISK SERVICES GROUP, INC., Defendants
February 16, 2021 Ferreyra, Romualdo, Applicant
vs.
REWOOD EMPIRE VINEYARD; ZENITH INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendants
February 16, 2021 Uc, Raul, Applicant
vs.
GCU TRUCKING and ZURICH NORTH AMERICA, administered by GALLAGHER BASSETT SERVICES, Defendants
February 16, 2021 Summer, Leslie, Applicant
vs.
SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT, permissibly self-insured, administered by TRISTAR RISK MANAGEMENT, INC., Defendants
February 16, 2021 Upshaw, Darlene, Applicant
vs.
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES, Permissibly Self-Insured, Adjusted by ATHENS ADMINISTRATORS, Defendants
February 12, 2021 Daire, Triveia, Applicant
vs.
INGLEWOOD UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, permissibly self-insured, administered by KEENAN & ASSOCIATES, Defendants
February 12, 2021 Alfaro, Refugio Jose, Applicant
vs.
INTERSTATE HOME SERVICES; INSURANCE COMPANY OF THE WEST, adjusted by ICW GROUP, Defendants
February 12, 2021 Thomas, Anthony, Applicant
vs.
SOUTHERN REFRIGERATED TRANSPORT-SRT, Defendants
February 12, 2021 Hernandez, Adrian, Applicant
vs.
WEST STAR NORTH DAIRY; ZENITH INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendants
February 11, 2021 Galendez, Aaron, Applicant
vs.
DONOR NETWORK WEST; BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, Administered by BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESTATE COMPANIES, Defendants
February 9, 2021 Fields, Everett, Applicant
vs.
KNIGHT-SWIFT TRANSPORTATION, permissibly self-insured, administered by GALLAGHER BASSETT SERVICES, INC., Defendants
February 9, 2021 Godinez, Rick, Applicant
vs.
CITY OF LOS ANGELES; permissibly self-insured, Defendants
February 9, 2021 Hernandez, Jose, Applicant
vs.
VALLEY TRANSIT AUTHORITY, permissibly self-insured, adjusted by TRISTAR RISK MANAGEMENT, Defendants
February 9, 2021 Hilton, Jaime, Applicant
vs.
COUNTY OF VENTURA, permissibly self-insured and administered by YORK RISK SERVICES, INC., Defendants
February 9, 2021 Alvarado, Miguel, Applicant
vs.
PIERRE LAFOND & COMPANY; CYPRESS INSURANCE COMPANY, adjusted by BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESTATE COMPANIES, Defendants
February 9, 2021 Brow, Steven, Applicant
vs.
SEPRAGEN CORPORATION and THE HARTFORD, Defendants
February 9, 2021 Scatena, Peter, Applicant
vs.
TOWER OF HILLSBOROUGH, permissibly self-insured, and the CITIES GROUP, Defendants
February 9, 2021 Rosenbrook, Kenneth, Applicant
vs.
KNIGHT-SWIFT TRANSPORTATION HOLDINGS, INC.; permissibly self-insured, administered by GALLAGHER BASSETT SERVICES, INC., Defendants
February 8, 2021 Nava, Jorge, Applicant
vs.
SAN MIGUEL PRODUCE; ZENITH INSURANCE CO., Defendants
February 8, 2021 McGlothen, Lynn, Applicant
vs.
KELLEHER LUMBAR CORPORATION; INSURANCE COMPANY OF THE WEST, Defendants
February 8, 2021 Perez Zuniga, Martha, Applicant
vs.
FLYING FOOD GROUP, INC.; LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendants
February 8, 2021 Hillenbrand, Max, Applicant
vs.
CAL CABINETS AND STORE FIXTURES; ENDURANCE ASSURANCE CORPORATION, Defendants
February 5, 2021 Beasley, Terry, Applicant
vs.
RECOLOGY SAN FRANCISCO RECYCLE CENTRAL, Permissibly Self-Insured; administered by CORVEL CORPORATION, Defendants
February 5, 2021 Marcial, Venus, Applicant
vs.
NBCUNIVERSAL MEDIA, LLC; ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, administered by HELMSMAN MANAGEMENT SERVICES, Defendants
February 5, 2021 Shifrin, Joshua, Applicant
vs.
DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY, legally uninsured, Defendants
February 5, 2021 Redmond, Keith, Applicant
vs.
LOS ANGELES KINGS HOCKEY CLUB; FEDERAL INSURANCE COMPANY as administered by CHUBB GROUP OF INSURANCE COMPANIES, Defendants
February 3, 2021 Melgar, Roberto, Applicant
vs.
CORNER BAKERY CAFE; TRAVELERS PROPERTY CASUALTY COMPANY OF AMERICA, Defendants
February 3, 2021 Romero, Ana, Applicant
vs.
BERBERIAN ENTERPRISES, INC. dba JON’S MARKETPLACE, and AMERICAN ZURICH INSURANCE COMPANY, administered by ZURICH NORTH AMERICA, Defendants
February 3, 2021 Skains, Peggy, Applicant
vs.
STATE COMPENSATION INSURANCE FUND; Legally Uninsured, c/o THE HARTFORD, Defendants
February 3, 2021 Swartz, John, Applicant
vs.
SARATOGA RETIREMENT COMMUNITY; permissibly self-insured, administered by ATHENS ADMINISTRATORS, Defendants
February 3, 2021 Ruiz, Joseph, Applicant
vs.
PACIFIC STEEL GROUP (BLOOMINGTON); PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY OF HARTFORD, Defendants
February 3, 2021 Studebaker, Kendall, Applicant
vs.
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, Defendants
February 2, 2021 Angell, Sharon, Applicant
vs.
SUBSEQUENT INJURIES BENEFITS TRUST FUND, Defendants
February 2, 2021 Sass, Colleen, Applicant
vs.
ENCOMPASS COMMUNITY SERVICES; LWP CLAIMS; NEW YORK MARINE and GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendants
February 3, 2021 Santiago, Juan, Applicant
vs.
WEST STAR NORTH DAIRY; BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESTATE COMPANIES, Defendants
February 1, 2021 Barajas Contreras, Jose Juan, Applicant
vs.
SABOR FARMS; ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendants
February 1, 2021 Chesbro, Debra, Applicant
vs.
STATE OF CALIFORNIA, DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION - MEN'S COLONY, legally uninsured, administered by STATE COMPENSATION INSURANCE FUND/STATE CONTRACT SERVICES, Defendants
February 1, 2021 Rivota, Korey, Applicant
vs.
NATIONAL CEMENT COMPANY, INC.; ARCH INSURANCE COMPANY, administered by GALLAGHER BASSETT SERVICES, INC., Defendants

March 2021