California Labor Code Section 5406.5

CA Labor Code § 5406.5 (2017)  

In the case of the death of an asbestos worker or firefighter from asbestosis, the period within which proceedings may be commenced for the collection of the benefits provided by Article 4 (commencing with Section 4700) of Chapter 2 of Part 2 is one year from the date of death.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 831, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2004.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018