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Mississippi: Benefits Awarded in Spite of Cautious Medical Testimony
Posted on 7 Mar 2021 by Thomas A. Robinson

An award of benefits for an employee’s stress fracture in her right foot was appropriate, held a Mississippi appellate court, in spite of the fact that her physician had testified that the employee’s repetitive activity at work was a “possible”... Read More

New York: Cautious Medical Testimony Dooms Claim for Stroke Allegedly Caused by Work-Related Stress
Posted on 27 Jan 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

Reiterating the rule that the state’s Workers’ Compensation Board could not rely upon expert medical opinion that amounted to mere speculation, a state appellate court affirmed the Board’s determination that a claimant did not sustain... Read More