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Tag Archives: hip injury

Workers’ Compensation – Nurse – Back Injury – Data Entry Position – Suitable – Constructive Refusal – Poor Performance – Hip Injury – Unrelated

Lockard v. Chapel Hill Rehabilitation Center Even though plaintiff's pay was high for a data entry position, it was a necessary position for the defendant-employer and within plaintiff's medical restrictions. When plaintiff was suspended from the data entry position for poor performance, she constructively refused suitable work.

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Workers’ Compensation – Causation – Hip Condition – Avascular Necrosis – Fall at Work – Alcoholism & Smoking

McLemore v. Garner Construction Co. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-08-0836, 5 pp.) (Laura Kranifeld Mavretic, Commissioner) (Danny Lee McDonald, Commissioner, dissenting without written opinion) Appealed from Opinion & Award of Deputy Commissioner Robert J. Harris. I.C. No. 224154. Holding: Although on ...

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Workers’ Compensation – Causation – Back Pain – Pre-Existing Condition – Hip Injury & Surgery – Aggravation

Bolejack v. Mobilift of Burlington, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-16-0704, 12 pp.) (Sanford L. Steelman Jr., J.) Appealed from the Industrial Commission. N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: Although plaintiff had non-disabling back pain before the on-the-job fall that injured his hip, ...

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