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Court Upholds Closure of Worker's Claim for Further Treatment After Alleged Traction Mishap

By WorkCompCentral

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 | 243 | 0 | 0 min read

The Arizona Court of Appeals upheld the closure of a worker’s claim for a back injury, finding the record supported an administrative law judge’s finding that the worker lacked credibility and had no further need for treatment. Case: Gonzales v. Industrial Commission, No. 2 CA-IC 2016-0002, 10/02/2017, unpublished. Facts: Patricia Gonzales worked for La Posada at Park Centre. She injured her back in October 2014 while hoisting a garbage bag into a dumpster. Her employer’s comp carrier, Amerisure, accepted her injury as compensable. Gonzales continued to work lig...

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