Is Employer or Employee Knowledge of a Pre-Existing Disability Required for SIBTF Benefit Eligibility?
That was the question at the heart of Ferguson v. IAC (1958) 50 Cal.2d 469. Lester Ferguson was a 43 year old meat cutter who fractured his right hip at work in 1956. After the fracture, it was discovered that Mr. Ferguson suffered from progressive muscular dystrophy. This was not known to either Mr. Ferguson […]