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Amended Bill Would Abrogate Decision Allowing Apportionment to Genetics

Friday, March 9, 2018 | 5

The chairman of the Senate Insurance Committee is pushing legislation to overturn a California Court of Appeals decision that condoned apportioning part of a worker’s permanent disability to a genetic predisposition. Sen. Steve Bradford, D-Gardena, on Wednesday amended Senate Bill 899 to propose language that would abrogate the 3rd DCA decision in City of Jackson v. Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (Rice). In City of Jackson, the appellate court overturned the WCAB after it said a qualified medical evaluator was not allowed to apportion 49% of Christopher Rice’s disa...

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