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Court Upholds Denial of Widow's Claim for Truck Driver's Fatal Heart Attack

Thursday, May 23, 2024 | 0

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania upheld the denial of a widow’s claim for a truck driver’s fatal heart attack. Case: Dnistranskiy v. Brite Logistics Inc. (WCAB), No. 414 C.D. 2023, 05/10/2024, unpublished. Facts: Igor Dnistranskiy worked as a truck driver for Brite Logistics Inc. He suffered a heart attack while at work on March 15, 2017, and died that day. His death certificate lists the cause of death as “hypertensive arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease.” Procedural history: Dnistranskiy’s widow filed a workers’ compensation claim, alleg...

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