CA: OR nurse's asthma results from Bovie smoke: hospital refuses to pay workers' comp. claim. (Hospital Law Decisions of Note).
COURT'S OPINION: The Court of Appeal of California affirmed the judgment of the lower court. The court held, inter alia, that there was sufficient evidence from which the trial court could find that the hospital's efforts to locate a position within the hospital comparable to the nurse's existing position constituted "providing her reasonable accommodation."
Siegel v. California Pacific Medical Center, 2002 WL 1042322 P.2d --CA
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|Author:||Tammelleo, A. David|
|Publication:||Hospital Law's Regan Report|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Jun 1, 2002|
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