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Passage of Time Didn't Break Causal Connection

By WorkCompCentral

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | 352 | 0 | 1 min read

An Ohio appellate court ruled that the passage of five years between the date of a worker’s compensable physical injury and the date she was diagnosed with depression did not mean that her condition was not compensable, as a matter of law. Case: Coleman v. KBO, No. 2017-CA-82, 03/02/2018, published. Facts and procedural history: Michele Coleman injured her right wrist while working for KBO Inc. in 2009. She established a workers’ compensation claim for a wrist sprain, and her claim was later expanded to included a diagnoses for right wrist synovitis and ulnocarpal abutment syndro...

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