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Workers’ Compensation — Causation – Chiari Malformation – Lifting Injury – Medical Expert Opinion (access required)

Wyatt v. Haldex Hydraulics (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-1118, 31 pp.) (Linda Stephens, J.) Appealed from the Industrial Commission. N.C. App. Holding: Although other doctors disagreed, the Industrial Commission could rely on a neurosurgeon’s opinion that plaintiff’s Chiari malformation – suspected in 2010 and diagnosed in 2011 – arose from his October 2008 lifting injury at work. We ...

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