Jose Delgado vs. Hayward Pool Products,inc.; The Hartford Adjusted By Esis; Chubis

In this case, Jose Delgado, an employee of Hayward Pool Products, Inc., sought reconsideration of a workers' compensation administrative law judge's (WCJ) Findings of Fact (F&A) issued on November 15, 2019. The F&A found that Delgado sustained injury arising out of and in the course of employment to his neck, back, shoulders, and wrists, but not to his hips, hands, legs, feet, and internal organs. The WCJ also found that Delgado's injury was not barred by the statute of limitations. The Workers' Compensation Appeals Board affirmed the F&A, finding that the WCJ's decision was supported by substantial evidence.

Hayward Pool Products,Inc.; The Hartford Adjusted By Esis; Chubis Jose Delgado WORKERS’ COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARDSTATE OF CALIFORNIAJOSE DELGADO, Applicant,vs.HAYWARD POOL PRODUCTS,INC.; THE HARTFORD adjusted by ESIS; CHUBB, Defendants,Case No. ADJ9876182OPINION AND DECISION AFTER RECONSIDERATIONWe previously granted reconsideration to study the factual and legal issues. This is our Opinion and Decision After Reconsideration.            Applicant seeks reconsideration of the Findings of Fact (F&A) issued by a workers’ compensation administrative law judge (WCJ) on November 15, 2019, which found that applicant, while employed during the period from July 16, 2001 to April 18, 2014, as a quality control person by Hayward Pool Products, Inc., whose workers’ compensation insurers ye re The Hartford, adjusted by ESIS (providing coverage from May 11, 2012 to April 18, 2014); Chubb (providing coverage from May 12, 2003 to May 10, 2012); and Chubb & Son (providing coverage from July 16, 2001 to May 11, 2003), sustained injury arising out of and in the course of employment to his neck, back, shoulders, wrists, but not to his hips, hands, legs, feet and internal (heart, hypertension, diabetes and kidneys), and did not sustain compensable injury to his psyche; and that applicant’s injury is not barred by the statute of limitations. The WCJ then ordered that the matter w as taken off calendar.            Applicant contends that the medical opinions of his primary treating physician and the panel qualified medical evaluator are substantial evidence to support a finding of injury in the form of internal.            We received an Answer from defendant.            The WCJ issued a Report and Recommendation on Petition for Reconsideration (Report), which , recommends that reconsideration be denied.            We have reviewed the record, the allegations in the Petition for Reconsideration and the Answer and the contents of the Report. Based on our review of the record, and for

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