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Tag Archives: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Workers’ Compensation – Subject-Matter Jurisdiction – Assault by a Co-Worker – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (access required)

Moore v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-08-0166, 7 pp.) (Staci Meyer, Commissioner) Appealed from an Opinion & Award by Deputy Commissioner Robert J. Harris. I.C. No. 883266 Holding: A female worker was traumatized after a man ...

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Scooter rider settles for $775K after drilling truck hit him (access required)

Plaintiff was employed full-time and largely self-sufficient prior to the accident, living independently, with no government assistance or services. Plaintiff was working approximately 40 hours per week for a regional grocery chain, but had no health insurance. Plaintiff rode his ...

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Prison guard gets comp benefits after ‘shanking’ threat (access required)

Nathaniel Rainey was at a restaurant watching a football game when he received a phone call from a coworker. "Well," the coworker said, "when you come in you need to be very careful because we heard some inmates were planning on shanking you." Rainey immediately left the restaurant and had a panic attack in his car. After the N.C. Department of Correction denied his workers' compensation claim, a deputy commissioner awarded Rainey medical and disability benefits. The commission has upheld the award.

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