December 10, 2009: "Gaming" The Workers Comp System Of California; Mother Of Injured Agraquest Biotech Worker Speaks Out At the California Commission On Health and Safety & Workers Compensation
On December 10, 2009: at a meeting of the California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers Compensation, Sandi Trend mother of injured Agraquest biotech worker, David Bell wanted to find out about a comment that insurance companies were "gaming" the system.
Angie Wei, chair of the commission and CA AFL-CIO Legislative Director; said the workers comp system was being "gamed".
Wei and the CA AFL-CIO had a previously had a "neutral" position on the so called "reform" of Workers Comp by the SB899 bill pushed by the governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger.
David Bell was nearly killed by Agraquest owner Pam Marrone's lack of proper health and safety protection at the pesticide genetics laboratory and Marrone denied workers compensation coverage of David Bell to limit her liabilities.
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