Chapter 1. Jurisdiction - California Labor Code Section 5305

5305.  The Division of Workers' Compensation, including the
administrative director, and the appeals board have jurisdiction over
all controversies arising out of injuries suffered outside the
territorial limits of this state in those cases where the injured
employee is a resident of this state at the time of the injury and
the contract of hire was made in this state. Any employee described
by this section, or his or her dependents, shall be entitled to the
compensation or death benefits provided by this division.

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