When you think of terrible court decisions, the state of California should top your list as they just added one more terrible ruling for the record books.
Why are so many coming out of California? Progressive activists “shop” liberal judges when wanting to advance a radical law, expecting to get a positive ruling from them.
Even if the judge’s rulings are overturned, they believe they can appeal their cases all the way up to the U.S. Supreme Court. The “Gay marriage” case is a good example of how the left has used the system to their advantage.
On Tuesday, a California state appeals court ruled that a candymaker must face a lawsuit by an employee who says she caught COVID-19 at work and gave it to her husband, resulting in his death. This appears to be the first ruling allowing a worker’s lawsuit against an employer over a family member’s COVID death.
The California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, rejected South San Francisco-based See’s Candies’ argument that the employee, Matilde Ek, must file for workers’ compensation rather than seek damages in court because of her husband’s death was “derivative” of her own workplace injury.
Ek and her three daughters sued See’s last year, saying she contracted COVID-19 because the company failed to ensure safety in the workplace. Her husband, Arturo Ek, then got the disease from her while she was convalescing at home, and eventually died from it, she said.
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