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Workers’ Compensation – Consequences of Injury – DVT & Disc Herniation – Proffered Position – Unsuitable – Average Weekly Wage (access required)

Burton v. ArvinMeritor, Inc. Even though plaintiff developed his first deep venous thrombosis as a result of knee-replacement surgery that he underwent before his on-the-job injury, plaintiff’s second DVT and the worsening of his original DVT resulted from his compensable knee injury. Accordingly, plaintiff’s second DVT and the aggravation of his original DVT are compensable.

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