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No Permanent Disability Benefits to Respiratory Therapist for Chair Mishap

Thursday, January 14, 2021 | 117 | 0 | 56 min read

The Mississippi Court of Appeals upheld the denial of permanent disability benefits to a respiratory therapist for her alleged injuries from a mishap with an office chair. Case: Jones v. University of Mississippi Medical Center, No. 2020-WC-00412-COA, 01/05/2021, published. Facts and procedural history: Frances Jones worked for the University of Mississippi Medical Center as a respiratory therapist. On July 24, 2016, Jones reported to UMMC that she had suffered an injury to her neck, back and left wrist as a result of a near fall at work on that same day. She later filed a workers&rsquo...

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