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Permanent Total Disability Award Reversed on Review

Petitioner was involved in a work injury when he was pinned by a forklift, sustaining an injury to the low back. The work injury caused an aggravation of a pre-existing condition, as it occurred several months after Petitioner returned to

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Prior Treatment Leads to Commission Reversal

Facts Petitioner was a medical intake coordinator alleging carpal tunnel related to specific activities of writing and typing on a single date of work versus putting forth a repetitive trauma claim.  Petitioner’s duties were otherwise varied and mainly consisted of

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Utilization Review Curbs Excessive Treatment

Facts Petitioner was a food worker who sustained injuries to her chin and left shoulder when struck by a forklift on May 24, 2006. Petitioner later alleged neck and right elbow problems related to the original incident. Petitioner began treatment

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CNA Seeks Treatment and Temporary Total Disability Benefits

FACTS: Petitioner suffered a low back injury while assisting a patient. Following her injury, Petitioner was taken off of work and started undergoing physical therapy and injections. Despite her prolonged treatment, Petitioner continued to complain of 10/10 pain and sought

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