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Res Judicata Does Not Bar Post-Agreement Claim (access required)

A claimant who agreed to an award of benefits for her shoulder and scapular region in 2009, without having filed a claim, is not barred by res judicata from filing a 2011 claim seeking benefits for cervical and thoracic injuries from the same work-related accident, the Court of Appeals holds. Claimant was injured at work on ...