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Employer May Be Held Liable for Cost of Massage Services

By WorkCompCentral

Friday, December 29, 2017 | 406 | 0 | 0 min read

The Commonwealth Court overturned a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board, finding that an employer was not liable for the cost of the massage services that an injured worker had received for a back injury. Case: Schriver v. WCAB (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation), No. 289 C.D. 2017, 12/28/2017, published. Facts: Leslie Schriver worked for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. He injured his back while at work in May 1978, and the DOT accepted his injury as compensable. Schriver received medical treatment from his family physician&nb...

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