Sudden and Extraordinary Employment Condition


In the realm of claimed psychiatric injuries, the terms "sudden and extraordinary employment condition" [L.C.Sec. 3208.3(d)] and "sudden and extraordinary events of employment" [L.C.Sec. 3208.3(e)] have been around for several years.

What is "sudden", and what is "extraordinary"?

In a BPD dated June 14, 2006 in the case Valdez v. WCAB, the panel of Commissioners explained...

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