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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.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/31/2005
  • Published 01/31/2005

Judges

  • ALDRICH, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • 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.
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