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Cochran Elec. Co. v. Mahoney, 129 Wn. App. 687 (2005)

Case Conclusion Date: 09.16.2005

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Outcome: Electric worker's death found compensable under Washington's Industrial Insurance Act.

Description: Claimant drove his employer's service van to a garage for regular maintenance. After dropping off the van, he started for home on his bicycle. He was struck by a car and died from his injuries. Division I of the Washington Court of Appeals found that he was killed in the course of his employment as an electric worker, making his surviving spouse entitled to death benefits.

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