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No Income Means No Award for Widow (access required)

A sole proprietor of a prefabricated home business did not take income in the two years prior to his death in a work-related auto accident, and his widow cannot collect a workers’ comp award based on a presumed 40-hour work week at the federal minimum wage; the Court of Appeals reverses the commission’s award. Claimant, decedent’s ...