Tibulan V. Inciong Case Study
The official agency charged by law to implement the constitutional guarantee of social justice should adopt a liberal attitude in favor of the employee and his beneficiaries in deciding claims for compensation.
Summary of the case: The case is about GSIS’ petition to alter the decision of ECC and CA, to approve the earlier petition of the respondent to the petitioner to claim the death benefits of her dead husband. The petitioner believed that myocardial infarction was not a work related disease so in conclusion it was not a compensable occupational disease.
Issue: The issue in this case is that if the disease myocardial infarction is a compensable occupational disease. And as said earlier this petition is to seek reversal of the CA decision to approve the claim of the death benefits of the widowed