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He says work made his back problem worse: Does he get workers’ comp?

An employee says repetitive work substantially worsened the severity of his preexisting degenerative disc condition. Was that the case, and if so, does that qualify him for workers’ comp benefits?  [Read more…]

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Injured pulling files from overstuffed cabinet

The injury was unusual to begin with: Pulling papers from a filing cabinet caused a back injury that ultimately required surgery. But then this question came up: Was the back injury really caused by work or an existing condition?

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