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MO: Life-Time Benefits Awarded for Alcoholic Ironworker

A recent Missouri case awarded life-time benefits of nearly $34,000 a year because claimant drank too much, based on a unanimous Commission decision. The case is Harris v. Rebar , released on Nov. 5, 2010. Claimant, 51, settled his repetitive trauma back claim against the employer for 46% BAW, and then...