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Did stroke cancel employee’s workers’ comp disability payments?

An injured employee sought permanent disability benefits under workers’ comp. Just three weeks after filing, she suffered a debilitating stroke. Did the company still have to pay her workers’ comp?  [Read more…]

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Workers’ comp: Just a broken toe or Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

Some doctors thought this employee could go back to work, while others said that wasn’t possible because she was still in pain. How did a court resolve this impasse?  [Read more…]

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Injured from fall, tested positive for weed: Does she get workers’ comp?

Judges split 2-1 on whether an employee who was injured at work should receive workers’ comp benefits after testing positive for weed. Which side prevailed?  [Read more…]

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