Mike Nehdar, vs. Washington Mutual, Inc.; Sedgwick Claims Management Services,

This case is about Mike Nehdar, a senior bank teller for Washington Mutual, who sustained an injury to his back, lower extremities, urological, psych, dizziness, and neck during a cumulative trauma period from April 10, 2006 to May 5, 2008. The Workers' Compensation Appeals Board granted the Petition for Reconsideration/Removal filed by the defendant and rescinded the June 13, 2012 Findings and Order, substituting their own Findings of Fact and Order. The applicant then sought clarification and correction of the May 16, 2013 Opinion and Decision After Reconsideration, which contained a clerical error. The Board granted the Petition to Correct a Clerical Error, amended the May 16, 2013 Opinion

Washington Mutual, Inc.; Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Mike Nehdar, WORKERS’ COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARDSTATE OF CALIFORNIAMIKE NEHDAR,Applicant,vs, WASHINGTON MUTUAL, INC,; SEDGWICK CLAIMS MANAGEMENT SERVICES,Defendants.Case No.    ADJ2253765 (VNO 0561741)OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION AND DECISION AFTER RECONSIDERATION            Applicant seeks clarification and correction of our May 16, 2013 Opinion and Decision After Reconsideration (Opinion), wherein we granted the Petition for Reconsideration/Removal filed by defendant from the Findings and Order (F&O) issued June 13, 2012 by the workers’ compensation administrative law judge (WCJ)1 In our decision, we rescinded the June 13, 2012 F&O and substituted our own Findings of Fact and Order. In relevant part, we stated: “Applicant, MIKE NEHDAR, born September 27, 1938, while employed as a senior bank teller by Washington Mutual during a cumulative trauma period from April 10, 2006 through May 5, 2008, sustained injury arising out of and occurring in the course of employment to his lower extremities, neurological, psyche, dizziness and neck.”            Applicant contends that our replacement Finding of Fact no. 1 contains a clerical error, and proposes new language without clerical errors as to the body parts injured.            We have considered applicant’s letter brief seeking clarification and we have reviewed the record in this matter. We have not received an Answer.            For the reasons discussed below, we will grant reconsideration, amend the May 16, 2013 Opinion to correct the clerical errors, and otherwise affirm our May 16, 2013 Opinion. 1 Commissioner Caplane, who no longer serves on the Appeals Board, was on the panel that issued the May 16, 2013 decision. Deputy Commissioner Anne Schmitz was assigned in her place. ,             As applicant correctly states in his letter brief, the WCJ’s June 13, 2012 F&O     “indicates that the Applicant sustained an injury to back

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