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Workers’ Compensation — Credibility – Causation – Pre-Existing Condition – Back Pain (access required)

Lowe v. Branson Automotive (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-07-0351, 21 pp.) (Rick Elmore, J.) Appealed from the Industrial Commission. N.C. App. Holding: Plaintiff’s doctors testified that his prior back problems – which plaintiff had failed to tell them about – would ...

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Workers’ Compensation – Back Injury – Credibility (access required)

King v. Capital of Cary The only evidence regarding how plaintiff injured his back and neck consists of the account given by plaintiff and the statements of others that are based on plaintiff’s account. Once the Industrial Commission rejected that account, no evidence remained indicating that plaintiff sustained his injury in a work-related accident.

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