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Task Loss Calculation Can't Include Consideration of Unimposed Medical Restrictions

By WorkCompCentral

Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 53 | 0

The Kansas Court of Appeals overturned a calculation of a worker’s task loss from the more recent of his two industrial injuries, explaining that the calculation could not include loss from medical restrictions that should have been imposed after the first injury. Case: Jones v. U.S.D. No. 259, No. 117,915, 05/04/2018, published. Facts: Loren E. Jones worked as a janitor for U.S.D. No. 259. In February 2011, Jones began complaining of pain in his shoulders, arms, hands and wrists after carrying boxes of copy paper up a flight of stairs. Jones went to see Dr. John Babb. Ten days l...

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