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Worker's Fall while Exiting Workplace after Quitting Job Was Compensable

By Sherri Okamoto (Legal Reporter)

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | 0

A worker who tripped and fell as he was marching out of his workplace after quitting his job is still entitled to benefits from his employer, according to the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court. The appellate court ruled Monday that Paul Marazas was still within the course and scope of his employment with the Vitas Healthcare Corp. when he hurt himself, even though he had just tendered his resignation moments before. The case was Marazas v. WCAB (Vitas Healthcare), No. 337 C.D. 2014. Marazas had worked for Vitas Healthcare delivering medical equipment. After spending a weekend on call, Maraza...

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