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Unrelated noncompensable injury.   

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An employee who has sustained a compensable injury and who subsequently sustains an unrelated noncompensable injury, shall not receive permanent disability indemnity for any permanent disability caused solely by the subsequent noncompensable injury.

The purpose of this section is to overrule the decision in Jensen v. WCAB, 136 Cal.App.3d 1042.

(Added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1160, Sec. 1.)