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Workplace accident exacerbated preexisting injury (access required)

An employee was entitled to workers’ compensation benefits where he suffered a lower back injury during a workplace accident that exacerbated his preexisting back pain because the employee’s actions during the accident did not constitute a willful violation of a workplace safety rule. Background At approximately 8:30 a.m. on July 11, 2016, while working for Snelling Staffing/Chesapeake ...