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Trip & Fall Claim Needs ‘Actual Risk’ Test (access required)

The Court of Appeals’ majority reverses the commission’s award of benefits to an employee injured in a trip over a 5/8 inch threshold because the commission relied on precedent without applying the actual risk test to determine if the injury was work related; a remand is necessary. Employee was employed as an instructor teaching customer service ...