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Columbus Day Holiday Didn't Extend Time for Employer to File Petition for Review

By WorkCompCentral

Thursday, October 11, 2018 | 160 | 0 | 19 min read

The Mississippi Court of Appeals ruled that an employer was not entitled to an extra day to file a petition for review of an award, since Columbus Day was not a holiday for the Workers’ Compensation Commission. Case: Emmanuel Ridge Community Services v. Loggins, No. 2017-WC-01624-COA, 10/09/2018, published. Facts: Nedra Loggins worked for Emmanuel Ridge Community Services Inc. She allegedly injured herself while assisting a fallen patient at work. Loggins told her supervisor that she had been injured and filed a workers’ compensation claim. Procedural history: An administr...

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