Category Archives: Duty-Belt Presumption

THE DUTY-BELT PRESUMPTION FOR POLICE OFFICERS EXPLAINED

In California, workers are entitled to ‘no-fault’ benefits for job-related injuries. In filing a workers’ compensation claim, it is generally an employee’s responsibility to prove that their injuries are connected to their employment. However, in limited circumstances, California law shifts the burden of proof in the other direction—ruling that certain injuries for certain workers are […]