Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Hanna, Brophy, MacLean, McAleer & Jensen and Christian P. Kerry for Petitioner.
Miguel Marquez , County Counsel (Santa Clara), Lori E. Pegg , Acting County Counsel, Donna Diaz , Lead Deputy County Counsel, and Sara J. Ponzio , Deputy County Counsel, for County of Santa Clara as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Petitioner.
John F. Krattli , County Counsel (Los Angeles), Ralph L Rosato , Assistant County Counsel, Jeffrey L. Scott and Lin Lee , Deputy County Counsel, for County of Los Angeles as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Petitioner.
Jennifer B. Henning for California State Association of Counties and The League of California Cities as Amici Curiae on behalf of Petitioner.
Jones, Clifford, Johnson, Dehner, Wong, Morrison, Sheppard & Bell and Kenneth M. Sheppard for Peace Officers Research Association of California as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Petitioner.
No appearance for Respondent Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.
Mastagni, Holstedt, Amick, Miller & Johnsen and Stuart C. Woo for Respondent Bryan Knittel.
Court of Appeals of California, First District, Division Four.
REARDON, J. —
The question in this workers' compensation matter is whether salary continuation benefits paid to an injured public safety officer count toward a 104-week limit on payments for an injury causing temporary disability. We conclude the answer is "yes."
On September 13, 2009, Bryan Knittel injured his knee while working as an Alameda County Deputy Sheriff. Knittel was unable to perform his...
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