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Court Revives Worker's Claim for Psyche Injury

By WorkCompCentral

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 | 376 | 0 | 0 min read

A New York appellate court revived a worker’s claim for benefits for a psychological injury that was allegedly brought about by her compensable sensitivities to fungi and chemicals. Case: Matter of Page v. Liberty Central School District, No. 524724, 12/21/2017, published. Facts and procedural history: Angela Page received an award of workers’ compensation benefits in 2004 for a hypersensitivity reaction to the presence of fungi in her workplace. In 2006, her claim was expanded to include her diagnosis of multiple chemical sensitivity. A workers’ compensation law judge fo...

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