Workers’ Compensation – Disability – Return to Work – Modified Position – Unrelated Conditions – No Apportionment – FutilityParrish v. Durham Regional Hospital Even though, after his compensable back injury, plaintiff returned to work for five years, the defendant-employer had to make many modifications to the job to accommodate plaintiff’s disability. The job was so modified that it would not have been available on the competitive job market and did not accurately reflect plaintiff’s wage-earning capacity.
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Published: December 2, 2011
Time posted: 9:29 am
Tags: disability, futility, Modified Position, No Apportionment, Return to Work, Unrelated Conditions, Workers’ Compensation