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PHOENIX Yellow Cabin Company State Compensation Fund City of Arizona, Division 1, Department C. STATE COMPENSATION FUND, eine Behörde des Staates Arizona ; and ?Arnett Travellers Indemnity Company, Plaintiffs, Counterdefendingants-Appellees, Cross-Appellants, v. Yellow CAB Company OF PHOENIX, an Arizona corporation et ?

Arnett Cab Service, Inc. µ The State Compensation Fund ("the Fund") and Travellers Indemnity Company ("Travelers") filed suit against four companies (collectively "Yellow Cab") claiming that Yellow Cab taxis are salaried staff members and that Yellow Cab neglected to provide the necessary premium coverage.

{\pos (192,210)}The tribunal held that Central Management Co. v. v. Industrial Comm'n, 162 Ariz. 187, 781 P.2d 1374 (App. 1989), which confirmed the granting of work accident benefit to a cabbie, demanded the determination that Yellow Cab operators were salaried staff and not unrelated subcontractors. However, we are reversing the summarised judgement for the fund and the travelers ("the insurers") as the central administration is not discretionary and real facts are present.

We also cancel the allocation of legal costs to the insurer. We are reversing the order in the Complaints Procedure by which we reject the insurer's request for a change to admit a respondent and for pre-trial detention for further procedure. From 1986 to 1993, Yellow Cab bought workers' accident coverage at the checkout and 1994 for travellers.

Yellow Cab has no workers' accident coverage for cabbies. Following this court's ruling in the central administration, the Yellow Cab Fund announced that it would have to make payments for workers' accident coverage for driver bonuses and that it would have to record driver remuneration in its wage bill. It examined Yellow Cab and estimated over $3.3 million in outstanding awards for 1990 to 1993.

When Yellow Cab did not make payment, the insurance companies brought an action for infringement. Yellow Cab submitted a counter-claim to obtain an explanatory ruling that its driver was an unaffiliated entrepreneur and that the insurer was not eligible for workers' accident insurance. The Local Supreme Administrative Court has issued a part judgement to the insurance companies on the question of the driver's state.

Upon the insurers' submission of a second request for an expedited procedure in connection with claims, Yellow Cab rejected it and requested a continuation under the Arizona Rule of Civil Procedure 56(f) to perform an incremental detection. However, the Tribunal refused to continue and issued a summative ruling to the underwriters. She has also instituted an expedited procedure against Yellow Cab for her counterclaim.

Eventually, the Tribunal rejected the insurers' request to change the appeal. Usually, when this tribunal review an award of summaries, it looks at the facts in the best possible perspective for the non-moving party and confirms whether the supporting documents submitted in defence or in relief of the action have so little evidential value that no rational individual could find for their claimant.

Actually, we examine the judicial implementation of the Act and its finding as to whether real facts exclude a summing up judgement. However, insurance companies claim that a different norm should be applied here, as this is workers' accident insurance. We recognise that this is about the compensatory awards and that when examining an arbitral award made by the Industry Commission to an aggrieved employee, we shall examine the factual statements of the administrator in favour of upholding the arbitral award and shall examine the data set for adequate supporting evidence. 3.

However, a controversy over insurers' responsibility for premium payments has little or no connection with the question of whether the proofs support an extra charge by the Industry Commission to an employee. So we will use the usual standards for summarizing judgments and de novo check whether the courts have properly implemented the Act by taking the facts most favorable to Yellow Cab.

The request for an expedited procedure by the insurance companies argued that the right-to-control test addressed the key question of driver protection and that this tribunal "had already carried out this precise assessment in a case concerning an almost identically operating cab-operator. "They quoted the headquarters and alleged that this tribunal had legally determined that cab pilots were salaried workers.

Agreeing and coming to the decision that the Central Administration was "dispositive", the Tribunal forced the determination that the driver was an employee within the meaning of the premium. Fourteen facts were also listed by the Tribunal in order to justify its conclusions. µ We do not agree that central management forces the statement that Yellow Cab riders are salaried staff.

There, this tribunal "acknowledges that an appeal tribunal may make an impartial decision as to whether a plaintiff is an impartial agent, as a successor in title, on the basis of the facts and circumstance as a whole. Therefore, the head office has not determined that all cabmen are staff. In addition, we found monitoring indicators in the central administration for the delivery of trainings and assessments by the employers, the refusal of the dispatching services for a defective chauffeur and the allocation of the chauffeur to cab stops and limited work areas.

And although insurance companies are arguing that Yellow Cab has merely made "semantic distinctions" without distinction of any substance between its practice and that of central administration, we come to the conclusion that the Tribunal has inappropriately drawn conclusions from the facts beneficial to insurance companies and ignored other facts backed by affidavits or statements that differentiate Yellow Cab's policy and practice from those of central administration.

For example, the tribunal found that Yellow Cab "had the right to recruit, disciplin and fire drivers," but Yellow Cab's factual statements clearly contradicted these inconclusions. In addition, unlike the taxi firm in central management, Yellow Cab has concluded independent business contracts with chauffeurs and in turn licensed them to use brand and logo marks.

It did not check the working time, the places where the riders worked or the type of clothing they wore. It did not check the calculated tariffs or ask them to be taken into consideration; it did not penalise ?it for not responding to dispositions. It did not charge the driver anything; instead, the driver pays instead for ?instead for shipping communication and brand name or car leasing use.

Yellow Cab did not stop riders from employing others to ride for them, or to ride for other businesses. Judgement on the merits of the case is not designed to settle substantive issues, nor is it an opportunity to weigh the proof. If more than one rational conclusion can be reached from a substantial fact, no summative judgement should be made.

"The following is a list of the most important facts of the case: "Any fact or conclusion that is in conflict with the essential facts, that is to say, the facts that the person relocating needs in order to make his claim to a fair hearing, precludes a provisional judgement. There, our Superior Tribunal ruled that there were controversial factual issues as to whether a paper deliverer was an independant entrepreneur or an employee for whom his employers were acting as representatives.

"The " " Whether an employer-employee ratio is in place cannot be decided by operation of laws in favour of both sides, as sensible heads may differ on the type of ratio. 62, 65, 481 p. 2d 855, 858 (1971) (summary judgement set aside because, if the proof is not only a rational conclusion, the question for the panel is one).

1 January 2011 Assurers claim that if we overturn the summative ruling, they may be refused premium for years in which they were responsible for the settlement of workers' injuries. Following verbal argumentation in this case, the assurers have requested that we establish in court that they have repeatedly provided workers' accident benefit to Yellow Cabers.

Indeed, insurance companies are arguing that Yellow Cab should not claim that one of its driver is an impartial businessman, as the right of cab riders to work accident benefit has already been established. µ The insurers' arguments raise in essence the issue of whether earlier workers' accident procedures have exclusive effect in this dispute.

The insurer does not prove that they have at all times asserted the exclusive effect of the Yellow Cab workers' damages payment before the courts. In our appeals, we only consider cases that are submitted to the courts. 398, 409, 943 p. 2d 758, 769 (App. 1997) (this Tribunal shall consider only the proofs submitted to the Tribunal).

µ Since a reasoned panel of judges could conclude from Yellow Cab's controversial factual statements and reasoned conclusions that the riders were not staff, we are reversing the decision for the underwriters. Insurance companies also requested a summarized judgement on their eligibility for insurance benefits as determined by regulations published by the National Council on Compensation Insurance and endorsed by the Arizona Department of Insurance.

Yellow Cab's appeals call into question that right and the rejection by the Tribunal of an application under Rule 56(f) for the suspension of the procedure in order to allow further investigation and administration. Since we believe that factual matters require an attempt to determine whether a driver is an employee and whether an insurer is eligible for extra premium, we do not need to deal with any of these at all.

Yellow Cab requests that we revoke the court's summative decision to allow insurance companies to review Yellow Cab's cross claim for a verdict on driver qualification and malice. Yellow Cab's motion to unwind the lawyer's fee to the insurer is also granted as these are no longer dominant political players.

¶? Yellow Cab quotes Wagenseller v. Scottsdale Memorial Hospital, 147 Ariz. Wagenseller noted that someone who rejects a summative decision on the appeals may be a "successful party" within the meaning of the Arizona Reviewed Statutes Annotated ("A.R.S.") Section 12-341. Although Yellow Cab experienced the inversion of a centrally negative order, our conclusion that facts exclude a summarized verdict is not a definitive decision on an important matter of its own.

Yellow Cab's answer also claims A.R.S. 12-349 as the reason for a charge allocation. We do not accept that the insurer's stance was completely unfounded. µ The insurance companies apply for the allocation of lawyer's costs in the appeals procedure according to A.R.S. § 12-341.01. Good thing is not the default with which you can rate such a movement.

But the August 13, 1997 letter shows that the Arizona Checker insurance companies knew leasing and were looking for a provision to include it in the complain. If no agreement was reached, the insurance companies only obtained approval for the change almost a year later. Whether a change should be permitted is at the sole option of the courts, but a change should be voluntarily permitted unless the requesting Party has unreasonably belatedly defaulted in filing the application, the application is made in bad faith or for the purpose of retardation, or a change would be pointless.

" Owen v. Superior court, 133 Ariz. 75, 79, 649 P.2d 278, 282 (1982). Judicial tribunal should take into account the level of notification and the harm to the opponent, id., but the simple non-availability of a witnesses does not in itself represent harm. µ The insurers' application for change was certainly delayed, but there is nothing in the records to suggest that the change would be pointless, that the application was made in malicious intent or that the procedure should be delayed.

µ In these conditions, the attempts by insurance companies to invoke the same principle of responsibility but against another respondent do not represent inappropriate harm to Yellow Cab, and the latter does not allege that the disclosure was inappropriate. In addition, we trace this case back to negotiation and presumably further detection.

Therefore, we revert the rejection of the request for amendment and pre-trial detention to issuing directions for the request. Accompanying the insurers' request for coercion, it shows that in early 1998 the political factions were discussing the release of altar egg evidences and Yellow Cab demanded that Mr. and Mrs. Arnett be fired.

Insurance companies have reached agreement that "dismissal[will] not be used as a plea to prevent disclosure in the company organization and other issues that may involve the penetration of the company cover [and] we may enter into an agreement on lawful changes in the near term. "Yellow Cab has accepted these conditions.

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