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Firefighter’s Heart Condition Not Compensable (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms the commission’s denial of benefits to a retired firefighter based on the testimony of his treating physician that he had a heart condition likely caused by a genetic defect; the commission is not required to accept the conflicting testimony of an independent medical examiner who saw firefighter only once. Firefighter retired ...