WCAB San Francisco,
June 19, 2017
While working as a candle maker for the employer, the applicant got her right index finger stuck in a machine, resulting in a partial amputation of the finger. The date of injury was post-1/1/2013. The WCJ found the applicant to be 100 percent disabled indicating that the “violent act” exception under Labor Code 4660.1(c), resulting in a psychiatric injury.