Ex-WNBA Player’s Workers' Comp Suit Blocked In Calif.

Law360, New York (December 05, 2013, 9:59 PM ET) -- Former WNBA player for the Connecticut Suns Adrienne Johnson cannot bring a workers' compensation suit in California for injuries suffered during her playing career because she did not suffer a specific injury in the state and only played one game there, a California appeals court ruled Tuesday.

The ruling by a three-judge panel of the California Court of Appeal overturned the state Workers' Compensation Appeal Board’s Sept. 10 decision that California jurisdiction applied to Johnson’s 2010 cumulative trauma claim.

In its opinion Tuesday, the appeals court...
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