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Walmart Greeter Gets Benefits for Detached Retina After Workplace Fall

By WorkCompCentral

Thursday, November 8, 2018 | 93 | 0 | 140 min read

The West Virginia Supreme Court upheld an award of benefits to a Walmart greeter for the detachment of the retina in his left eye after a fall at work. Case: Walmart Associates v. Basham, No. 18-0466, 11/02/2018, published. Facts: Richard Basham worked as a greeter for Walmart Associates. While he was at work in April 2016, Basham caught his foot on a tile and fell backwards. He sought treatment at a MedExpress facility, where he reported pain in his hip and visual changes in his right eye. The MedExpress doctor recommended Basham be sent to the nearest emergency room. After being taken by...

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