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Evidence in Worker's Case Didn't Warrant Issuance of Dual Causation Jury Instruction

By WorkCompCentral

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | 173 | 0 | 0 min read

An Ohio appellate court ruled that an injured worker was not entitled to have the jury issued an instruction on dual causation when there was no evidence that her injury had more than one proximate cause.  Case: Williams v. Chrysler First Financial Services Co., No. L-17-1009, 09/22/2017, published. Facts: Charmalita Williams began working at a Jeep assembly plant in October 2014. Her job duties required her to perform repetitive overhead work. In December 2014, Williams began complaining of right shoulder pain. Williams was diagnosed with a full thickness tear in her right rotato...

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