Workers’ Compensation – Injury by Accident – Copier Repair – No Chair Available – Knee Injury – Short-Term Disability – No CreditLancaster v. Ikon Office Solutions When repairing a copier, plaintiff usually sat in a chair and used the chair to pull himself up if he had to lie on the floor to do repair work. On April 12, 2010, no chair was available, and plaintiff walked around on his knees on a concrete floor to repair a copier. When he pushed himself up from the floor, without the assistance of a chair, plaintiff heard and/or felt his left knee pop and strain, and he experienced left knee pain, thereby sustaining a compensable injury by accident arising out of and in the course of his employment.
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Published: June 1, 2012
Time posted: 2:18 pm
Tags: Copier Repair, Injury by Accident, knee injury, No Chair Available, No Credit, Short-Term Disability, Workers' Compensation