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Where a restaurant worker initially sustained a back injury as he moved a heavy pot of chili and he was subsequently advised in writing not to lift anything without the restaurant owner’s express direction, his repeated unauthorized actions of lifting and stacking boxes and other items at the restaurant constituted insubordination, held a Georgia appellate court. Accordingly, where the employer fired him, he could not successfully contend that his subsequent wage loss was related to his injury.
Thomas A. Robinson, J.D., the Feature National Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter, is co-author of Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law (LexisNexis).
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See Burch v. STF Foods, Inc., 2019 Ga. App. LEXIS 620 (Oct. 29, 2019)
See generally Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law, § 10.10.
Source: Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law, the nation’s leading authority on workers’ compensation law
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