A worker was injured when he was hit on the head with a heavy object. Five months later he required emergency surgery for an aneurysm. Were the two events related? Would the worker receive permanent and total disability benefits? [Read more...]
An example of how tricky back injuries can be: A worker injured his back in 2005. A court had to determine if his current pain is related to the incident nine years ago.
A paid firefighter was traveling between a physical therapy appointment and a fire station to pick up his work mail when he was injured. Is he eligible for workers’ comp benefits? [Read more...]
This employee was forced to breathe air with high pollution content while climbing up and down stairs at work. Was this enough to worsen his pre-existing asthma and qualify for workers’ comp? [Read more...]