Long Beach, CA
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File #: 19-0523    Version: 1 Name: CA - Workers Comp. Donald Johnson
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/3/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/11/2019 Final action: 6/11/2019
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Attorney to submit Stipulations with Request for Award and a Compromise and Release for approval by the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, and if so approved, authority to pay 1) $10,000 for a Compromise and Release and also 2) separate authority to pay $173,982.21 for Stipulations with Request for Award with a life pension thereafter of $139.15 subject to COLA increases per week in compliance with the Appeals Board Order for Donald Johnson.
Sponsors: City Attorney
Attachments: 1. 061119-C-2sr.pdf

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Recommendation to authorize City Attorney to submit Stipulations with Request for Award and a Compromise and Release for approval by the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, and if so approved, authority to pay 1) $10,000 for a Compromise and Release and also 2) separate authority to pay $173,982.21 for Stipulations with Request for Award with a life pension thereafter of $139.15 subject to COLA increases per week in compliance with the Appeals Board Order for Donald Johnson.

 

DISCUSSION

Donald Johnson has made a claim for injuries allegedly sustained in the course of his employment with the City of Long Beach.  The Economic Development and Finance Committee on May 21, 2019, approved the submission to the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board of 1) Stipulations with Request for Award by the City and Donald Johnson, based upon a 78 percent disability rating with further provision for a life pension at the rate of $139.15 subject to COLA increases per week after the permanent disability has been paid, with provision for lifetime medical care as may be necessary and 2) a Compromise and Release in the amount of $10,000.00.

 

SUGGESTED ACTION

Approve recommendation.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

CHARLES PARKIN

CITY ATTORNEY

 

BY:

 

ANNE C. LATTIME

PRINCIPAL DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY