Roxanna Ortix vs. One Source, Permissibly Self-insured Adjusted By Esis

One Source, Permissibly Self-Insured Adjusted by ESIS Roxanna Ortix WORKERS’ COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARDSTATE OF CALIFORNIAROXANNA ORTIZ, Applicant, vs.ONE SOURCE, Permissibly Self-Insured, Adjusted by ESIS, Defendant(s).Case No. ADJ383777 (LBO 368918) OPINION AND ORDER DENYING PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION            Applicant seeks reconsideration of the April 4, 2011 Findings and Order, wherein the workers’ compensation administrative law judge (WCJ) found that applicant, while employed as a janitor on August 2, 2004, sustained industrial injury to her cervical spine, but did not sustain injury to her right arm, right wrist, right elbow, right shoulder, or back. The WCJ found that applicant’s disability became permanent and stationary on October 25, 2004, and that her injury did not cause temporary disability from February 2, 2005, to July 1, 2009, or permanent disability, and that applicant is not in need of further medical treatment. He found that there were no funds from which to award attorney’s fees. Defendant was ordered to pay, adjust, or litigate all liens of record in a manner consistent with the Findings and Order and Opinion on Decision.            Applicant contends the WCJ erred in finding the reporting of S. Sanford Kornblum, M.D., to be better than the reporting of qualified medical evaluator Philip Sobel, M.D., arguing that Dr. Kornblum’s reports do not constitute substantial medical evidence. Applicant contends the WCJ erred in relying on the reporting and purported “discharge summary” of Robert Reisch, M.D., which applicant argues was “improper and thus inadmissible,” incorporating by reference her , February 15, 2010 post-trial brief. Finally, applicant contends the WCJ erred by finding injury to the neck, but denying injury to other body parts and enhanced injury to the neck, based on applicant’s lack of credibility.            We have considered the petition for reconsideration, and we have reviewed the record in this matter. We have not rec

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