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Dutra v. Mercy Med. Ctr. Mt. Shasta, C067169

In plaintiff's suit against her former employer for defamation and wrongful termination in violation of public policy, the trial court's judgment in favor of the defendant is affirmed where: 1) the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board has exclusive jurisdiction to adjudicate claims under Labor Code section 132a; and 2) a violation of section 132a cannot be the basis of a tort action for wrongful termination.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 09/26/2012
  • Published 09/26/2012


  • Nicholson


  • California Court of Appeal


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