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SERIOUS WILLFUL MISCONDUCT
All allegations that an injury was caused by either the serious and willful misconduct of the employee or of the employer must be separately pleaded and must set out in sufficient detail the specific basis upon which the charge is founded so that the adverse parties and the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board may be fully advised.
Authority cited: Sections 133 and 5307, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 4550, 4551, 4552, 4553, 4553.1, Labor Code.
1. Amendment of section heading filed 12-19-2002; operative 1-1-2003. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 2002, No. 51).
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