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Didn’t seek medical treatment immediately for work injury: Can she get comp?

An employee said she hurt her shoulder at work on her last day before a vacation. She went to a doctor after she got back. Did she get workers’ comp benefits?  [Read more…]

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Light duty refused by injured worker; can she get workers’ comp benefits?

An employer offered light duty to an injured worker who had work restrictions. The employee refused to take the job, claiming it wasn’t within her doctor’s work restrictions, and she applied for workers’ comp benefits. Did a court say she should receive benefits?   [Read more…]

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How many times can an employee collect workers’ comp?

As the country song goes, if it weren’t for bad luck, Grady Billick would have no luck at all, at least as far as avoiding injuries at work. In fact, he’s been injured so many times, his employer wants a reduction in what it would pay in workers’ comp benefits for his most recent mishap.  [Read more…]

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