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Worker Fired for Falsifying Doctor's Note Gets SEBs and Authorization for Diagnostic Test

By WorkCompCentral

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 | 420 | 0 | 0 min read

Louisiana's 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a worker who was fired for falsifying his return-to-work certification did not lose his entitlement to supplemental earning benefits, and that he was entitled to an invasive diagnostic procedure to determine the source of his back pain. Case: Green v. Allied Building Stores, No. 50,117-WCA, 01/22/2016, published. Facts: James Green injured his back on a Friday in 2013 while working as a forklift operator for Allied Building Stores. He went to St. Francis Occu-Med for treatment, taking the rest of the day off work with Allied's OK. ...

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