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Wilson v. Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board

Supreme Court of California
545 P.2d 225 (Cal. 1976)


Facts

After dropping her children off at their school, Wilson (plaintiff), a grade school teacher, was injured in an automobile accident while driving to her own school. Her car contained a few books and supplies used in her teaching, as well as papers she graded at home the night before. Wilson brought a claim for workers’ compensation, and was awarded compensation. Her award was reversed by the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, and Wilson appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Clark, J.)

Dissent (Tobriner, J.)

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