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Dottie Brandon-legget vs. Securitas Security Services, Inc., Permissibly Self-insured, Administered By Broadspire

Securitas Security Services, Inc., Permissibly Self-Insured, Administered By Broadspire Dottie Brandon-Legget WORKERS’ COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARDSTATE OF CALIFORNIADOTTIE BRANDON-LEGGET, Applicant,vs.SECURITAS SECURITY SERVICES, INC., Permissibly Self-Insured, Administered By Broadspire, Defendant.Case No. ADJ6678537OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING RECONSIDERATION AND DECISION AFTER RECONSIDERATION            Defendant seeks reconsideration of a workers’ compensation administrative law judge’s (WCJ) Findings, Award and Order of July 18, 2011, wherein it was found that, while employed as a security guard on or about June 1, 2008, applicant sustained industrial injury to her right shoulder and knee causing temporary total disability from March 6, 2009 to the present and continuing1 and the need for further medical treatment. It was also found that the defendant unreasonably delayed or refused the payment of temporary disability indemnity, thus entitling applicant to increased compensation “pursuant to Labor Code § 5814 of 25% of the temporary disability payable for the period March 6, 2009 through November 15, 2010, less amounts previously paid.”            Defendant contends that the WCJ erred in (1) finding industrial injury to the right shoulder and right knee, (2) finding the applicant temporarily totally disabled from March 6, 2009 to the present and continuing, and in (3) finding that the defendant unreasonably delayed or refused the payment of temporary disability indemnity pursuant to Labor Code section 5814. We have received an answer, and the WCJ has filed a Report and Recommendation on Petition for Reconsideration (Report).            Because a WCJ’s findings based on credibility determinations are entitled to “great weight” (Garza v. Workmen’s Comp. Appeals Bd. (1970) 3 Cal.App.3d 312, 318-319 [35 Cal.Comp.Cases 500]), 1            The WCJ specified in the Award that the applicant is entitled only to a total of 104 weeks of temporary disability indemnity. (See g


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