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Case Name Warner v. WCAB
Date 12/27/2011
Note A firefighter's decision to help his wife trim the wisteria in front of their Catalina Island home was incidentally related to his job because island residents would occasionally go to his home for emergency help.
Citation B232190
WCC Citation WCC 38382011 CA
WARNER v. WCAB RICHARD WARNER, Petitioner, v. WORKERS' COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD and COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, Respondents. NOT TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE OFFICIAL REPORTS TURNER, P. J. Petitioner, Richard Warner, is a firefighter employed by the County of Los Angeles (the county). Island residents will go to petitioner's house for assistance if they live nearby or if an injury occurs near his home. As petitioner was going down the front stairs of his house, his wife asked him to help her trim the wisteria. Petitioner, Richard Warner, shall recover his costs incurred in connection with these writ proceedings.

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