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An employee suffers a compensable industrial injury and is granted a precautionary award for future medical care. More than five years later, the employer petitions to terminate its future liability for such care, contending the employee’ s continuing physical problems are not the result of the original industrial injury. We address in this case whether the employer’ s petition to terminate its liability for potential future medical care is barred by Labor Code [FOOTNOTE 1] section 5804, which states that “[n]o award of compensation shall be rescinded, altered, or amended after five years from the date of the injury . . . .”

 
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