15. October 2011 14:29
11 IWCC 686
Accident: P tripped and fell on stairs that were uneven and had no handrail at work. Respondent paid medical bills for medical care right after this. Then a year went by with no treatment. Then P went to doctor complaining of neck pain and C6-C7 herniated disc was diagnosed. Gap in treatment of one year makes herniated disc diagnosed a year after accident not related to accident, says affirmed arbitrator.
Injury: Herniated cervical disc