Buslaw Assignment 4 (Wilson v. Workers' Compensation)

Buslaw Assignment 4 (Wilson v. Workers' Compensation) -...

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John B. Wilson is a police officer in the city of Modesto and a voluntary member of a tactical unit of City’s police department called the Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT). Being a member of SERT is voluntary for all police officers and they receive no extra payments or benefits for their participation. Each officer is required to pass a physical test four times a year, which includes running 12 miles in 17 minutes or doing minimum numbers of push-ups, pull-ups and sit-ups. SERT members engage in monthly on-duty fitness training sessions, but were not compensated for off-duty fitness training. Other officers who did not partake as a SRET member were not required to do this. On June 27 th , 1984, Wilson had completed his patrol shift. He changed into his own clothes and drove to the Modesto Junior College track to run. He ended up injuring his left ankle while he was running off-duty. He filed a claim for workers’ compensation, which is the financial support system established under the law to provide income, medical care, and rehabilitation to
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