Login


Notice: Passwords are now case-sensitive

Remember Me
Register a new account
Forgot your password?

Connections

Groups

Community Requests

AMA Guides 5th Edition - Impairment Assessment Certification - Register NOW

Judge Can Reject IME's Opinion as to Idiopathic Cause of Worker's Fall

By Sherri Okamoto (Legal Reporter)

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | 461 | 0 | 0 min read

An Arizona appellate court last week ruled that a hotel employee was entitled to benefits for her injuries from a workplace fall, even though she couldn't identify a cause for the accident, and the independent medical evaluator concluded that the injuries were idiopathic. Falls due to an idiopathic cause generally are not compensable in Arizona unless some aspect of the worker's employment places him in a position that increases the dangerous effects of the fall, the court explained. According to the 2016 edition of Larson’s Workers' Compensation Law by Arthu...

Purchase this story for only $9.16!Add to Cart


For access to all of our articles, check out our subscription options.

Comments

Be the first to comment.

Related Articles