LONG BEACH v. WORKERS' COMP. APPEALS BD., B173437
To rebut the Labor Code section 3212.1 presumption, which presumes that cancer contracted by peace officers is caused by their employment, an employer must prove the absence of a reasonable link between the cancer and the industrial exposure to the carcinogen.
- Decided 01/31/2005
- Published 01/31/2005
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Robert E. Shannon, City Attorney, and Barbara de Jong, Principal Deputy, for Petitioner.
- For Appellees:
- No appearance for Respondent Workers' Compensation Appeals Board., Cantrell, Green, Pekich, Cruz & McCort and Wayne McCort, Long Beach, for Respondent David A. Garcia.