Long Beach, CA
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File #: 13-1025    Version: 1 Name: CA Wkrs' Comp
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/11/2013 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/19/2013 Final action: 11/19/2013
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Attorney to submit Stipulations with Request for Award for Death Benefits for approval by the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, and if so approved, authority to pay $250,000, as well as burial expenses up to $10,000, in compliance with the Appeals Board Order for decedent, Brenda Relph.
Sponsors: City Attorney
Indexes: Claims
Attachments: 1. 111913-C-5sr.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Attorney to submit Stipulations with Request for Award for Death Benefits for approval by the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, and if so approved, authority to pay $250,000, as well as burial expenses up to $10,000, in compliance with the Appeals Board Order for decedent, Brenda Relph.
 
DISCUSSION
Brenda Relph, by and through her widow, Tracey Henk, has made a claim for death benefits allegedly caused by her employment with the City of Long Beach.  The Economic Development and Finance Committee, on November 5, 2013, approved the submission to the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board of Stipulations with Request for Award for Death Benefits by the City and Brenda Relph on behalf of her widow.
 
 
SUGGESTED ACTION
Approve recommendation.
 
Respectfully Submitted,
CHARLES PARKIN
CITY ATTORNEY