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Worker's Disability Couldn't Be Apportioned to Pre-Existing Condition of Knee

By WorkCompCentral

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 | 165 | 0 | 0 min read

A divided West Virginia Supreme Court ruled that a state worker was entitled to an award of benefits based on his disability from knee surgery that was necessitated from his on-the-job car accident, even though an independent medical evaluator had opined that some of the disability ought to be apportioned to a pre-existing condition. Case: Minor v. West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles, No. 17-0077, 12/19/2017, published. Facts: Mark Minor worked for the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles as an inspector. He broke his right leg in an on-the-job car accident in September 20...

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