COURSE AND SCOPE OF EMPLOYMENT: What Does "Course and Scope of Employment" mean in a San Diego Work Comp Case?

"Course and Scope of Employment" means was the injured worker "working" for his or her employer at the time of the work accident to qualify as a bonafide work comp claim?  The simple test to answer this question is the following:  was the injured worker doing something, at the time of his work injury, to benefit his employer?  If the answer to this question is "yes," then the injured worker was within the course and scope of his or her employment.