Workers’ Compensation – Causation – Ankle Injury – Back Pain – Income Statement – FraudGreenfield v. City of Greensboro Even though plaintiff contends that he reported back pain to Dr. Ryan Draper within days after his April 28, 2009 compensable ankle injury, plaintiff’s medical records show – and the Industrial Commission finds – that plaintiff first reported back pain on Nov. 30, 2009. Plaintiff’s original description of the April 28 injury (that he was exiting the front passenger side of a work truck when he stepped onto uneven ground and twisted his right ankle and heel) is more credible than his more recent description (that he stepped into a large hole, fell and twisted to grab onto the truck and also injured his back).
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Published: May 31, 2012
Time posted: 1:36 pm
Tags: Ankle Injury, back pain, Causation, Fraud, Income Statement, Workers' Compensation