Workers' Compensation

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New York: Equivocal Medical Testimony Sinks Claim for Myocardial Infarction
Posted on 21 Nov 2020 by Thomas A. Robinson

A New York appellate court held sufficient evidence supported the Board's determination that a worker's myocardial infarction was not causally connected to his employment, where the worker's expert opined that it was "possible" that... Read More

New York: Medical Testimony as to Possible Causes of Heart Attack Did Not Meet Evidentiary Standard
Posted on 9 Jun 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

The New York Workers’ Compensation Board erred when it found that a corrections officer's work activities were causally connected to his myocardial infarction where the employer’s medical expert opined that the infarction was not caused... Read More

MO: Cleaning Bathroom Doesn’t Render Claimant Totally Disabled
Posted on 9 Aug 2011 by Martin Klug

Claimant alleged he choked and sustained a myocardial infarction from noxious fumes after he sprayed an apartment bathroom on one occasion to remove mold. The claimant's expert attributed claimant's symptoms to muriatic acid fumes. The Commission... Read More