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Raises an interesting question. What if she would have been injured while chasing the robber? Would she be able to claim a Workers’ Compensation injury? She was certainly furthering the interests of her business in trying to catch the robber. Assuming she was loading flowers into her van, it was not just on her own time. However, she was not required to catch the thief. What do you think?