Split Panel Finds Being Struck by Basketball Was Not Extraordinary Event: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/10/2012)

Split Panel Finds Being Struck by Basketball Was Not Extraordinary Event: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/10/2012)

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the October 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases.

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Araceli Guadarrama, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Promethesus Management Group, American Home Assurance, administered by Broadspire, Respondents, 2012 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 127

Psychiatric Injuries—Six-Month Employment Requirement—Sudden and Extraordinary Employment Condition—WCAB, reversing WCJ in split panel decision, held that psychiatric injury allegedly suffered by applicant/personal assistant on 5/25/2008 when she was struck on her hand by basketball while supervising children in her employer’s backyard was barred by six-month employment requirement in Labor Code § 3208.3(d), when…

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