Alyse Callison, vs. Lowe’s; Specialty Risk La Habra,

LOWE’S; SPECIALTY RISK LA HABRA, ALYSE CALLISON, WORKERS’ COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARDSTATE OF CALIFORNIAALYSE CALLISON, Applicant,vs.LOWE’S; SPECIALTY RISK LA HABRA, Defendants.Case No. ADJ2188291 (SAC 0326657)OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING RECONSIDERATION AND DECISION AFTER RECONSIDERATION            Defendant seeks reconsideration of a workers’ compensation administrative law judge’s (“WCJ”) Findings and Award of July 29, 2009, wherein the WCJ found that while employed as a pricing coordinator on February 17, 2003, applicant sustained industrial injury to her bilateral knees, back, feet, right leg, psyche, and in the forms of pain disorder and cognitive dysfunction, causing permanent total disability (100%) and the need for further medical treatment. In finding that the applicant was permanently totally disabled, the WCJ found that there was no basis for apportionment of permanent disability to non-industrial factors.            Defendant contends that the WCJ erred in finding that the applicant’s injury had caused permanent total disability, arguing that the WCJ erred in finding that there was no basis for apportionment to non-industrial factors. We have received an answer, and the WCJ has filed a Report and Recommendation on Petition for Reconsideration (“Report”).            As explained below, we will grant reconsideration, rescind the Findings and Award of July 29, 2009, and return this matter to the trial level for further proceedings and decision on the issues of permanent disability and apportionment, because it appears that panel qualified medical evaluator Ethelynda Jaojoco, M.D. and the WCJ applied incorrect legal theories in finding that there was no basis for apportionment.            Dr. Jaojoco first evaluated the applicant on June 25, 2007. The doctor noted in her report , that, on February 17, 2003, the applicant fell over a lumber cart at work and hit her knees on the cement floor. She underwent arthroscopic surgery on May 14, 2003, a right total k

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