The Court adopted a totality-of-the-circumstances approach to determine whether a law enforcement officer’s workers’ compensation claim qualifies for the law enforcement exception to the “going and coming rule.” The Court also held that the “distinct-benefit” exception to the “going and coming rule” does not apply to law enforcement officers because there are overlapping considerations between this exception and the law enforcement exception. The Court affirmed the district court’s order granting the Respondent’s petition for judicial review and reversed the appeals officer’s decision, characterizing it as “arbitrary and capricious.”
Sauceda-Chirinos, Dianna, "Cannon Cochran Mgmt. Servs., Inc. v. Figueroa, 136 Nev. Adv. Op. 51 (July 30, 2020)" (2020). Nevada Supreme Court Summaries. 1326.