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Workers’ Compensation – Occupational Disease – Disc Degeneration – Neck Flexion & Twisting – Termination (access required)

Smith v. Preformed Line Products Co. Every job plaintiff performed for the defendant-employer for 11 years involved hand/arm movement with her neck in a downward flexed position, and she constantly turned her head from left to right to watch her work, as she looked down. Through her medical providers, plaintiff showed that her work subjected her to unusual conditions, which caused or aggravated the degeneration of the discs in her neck. Plaintiff is entitled to temporary total disability benefits for her occupational disease.

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