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Supreme Court Won't Disturb Ruling on Apportionment to Pre-Existing Conditions

By WorkCompCentral

Friday, March 15, 2019 | 1332 | 0 | 89 min read

The California Supreme Court will not be disturbing a Court of Appeals decision establishing that asymptomatic, pre-existing conditions are fair game for apportionment. In December 2018, the 1st DCA issued a decision in City of Petaluma v. WCAB (Lindh) that concluded an employer was not liable for a worker’s disability from a non-industrial condition. Aaron Lindh appealed the decision in January, but the Supreme Court on Wednesday denied his petition for review. Lindh had worked as a police officer for the City of Petaluma. He suffered head injuries during a training exercise in ...

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