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No Waiver of Benefits from Joint Stipulation (access required)

The Court of Appeals majority reverses and remands the commission’s decision that employee’s claim for permanent disability benefits is barred by the statute of limitations; the commission’s initial order expressly reserved employee’s claim for permanent disability benefits and the parties’ ...

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Lumbar Facet Joint Syndrome Compensable, But No Fees (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirmed the determination of the Workers’ Compensation Commission awarding medical, temporary total and temporary partial disability benefits to an employee injured in a fall down icy stairs but denied the employee’s request for attorney’s fees finding ...

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Employer’s Choice of Weight-Loss Program Not ‘Imposition’ (access required)

Although a treating physician for a claimant who gained over 70 pounds after her work-related back injury recommended a residential weight loss program, employer countered with an offer to pay for claimant’s participation in a local Weight Watchers program, and ...

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Employee Struck by Customer’s SUV Proved Work-Related Injury (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirmed the commission’s award of temporary total disability benefits to a department store employee struck by a customer’s SUV while backing up to a curbside loading area. Employee worked in employer’s pick-up and receiving department. He ...

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Fully Paid Hospital Bill Over $300,000 Not Compensable (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirmed the determination of the Workers’ Compensation Commission that it lacked jurisdiction to order employer or its insurer to reimburse Medicaid for employee’s hospital bill which exceeded $300,000. Employee was severely injured in an automobile accident ...

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