2019 California Code
Labor Code - LAB
DIVISION 4 - WORKERS' COMPENSATION AND INSURANCE
PART 1 - SCOPE AND OPERATION
CHAPTER 7 - Medical Examinations
Section 4056.

Universal Citation: CA Labor Code § 4056 (2019)
4056.  

No compensation is payable in case of the death or disability of an employee when his death is caused, or when and so far as his disability is caused, continued, or aggravated, by an unreasonable refusal to submit to medical treatment, or to any surgical treatment, if the risk of the treatment is, in the opinion of the appeals board, based upon expert medical or surgical advice, inconsiderable in view of the seriousness of the injury.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1513.)

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