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Statutory Cap on PPD Benefits Didn't Apply to Worker who Quit Job

By WorkCompCentral

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 | 0

The Supreme Court of Tennessee, Special Workers' Compensation Appeals Panel ruled that the statutory cap on permanent partial disability benefits did not apply to a general laborer who quit his job less than a week after recovering from an industrial injury enough to resume his work. Case: Peterson v. McMillan's Roofing and HVAC, No. E2013-02130-SC-R3-WC, 08/25/2014, published. Facts: Michael Corey Peterson worked as a general laborer for McMillan's Roofing and HVAC from June 2009 through May 2010. His job duties consisted of carrying materials around job sites, removing old roo...

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