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Court Rejects Employer's Claim of Worker's Malingering

By WorkCompCentral

Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 238 | 0 | 39 min read

A Louisiana appellate court upheld a finding of compensability for a worker’s injury, saying the record did not establish that she was malingering and that the medical evidence supported a conclusion that she was entitled to the surgery recommended by her treating doctor. Case: Stupp Bros. v. Alexander, No. 2017 CA 1151, 02/20/2018, published. Facts: Alma Alexander worked for Stupp Bros. as an administrative assistant. While she was at work on Feb. 12, 2015, one of her colleagues asked her to order toner for the office printer. Alexander went over to the machine to get the serial ...

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