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Court Overturns JCC's Rejection of Employer's Major Contributing Cause Defense

By WorkCompCentral

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 | 511 | 0 | 24 min read

The 1st District Court of Appeal ruled that an employer established that a worker’s arthritis was the major contributing cause of the need for knee surgery, and that the employer had not lost the ability to raise a major contributing cause defense to the worker’s claim. Case: Teco Energy v. Williams, No. 1D17-0233, 12/19/2017, published. Facts: Michael Williams was a journeyman electrician employed by Teco Energy. He slipped while at work in April 2013, injuring his left knee. Teco accepted the injury as compensable and authorized treatment with Dr. Adam Morse. Morse had p...

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