11 IWCC 749
Award: NONE. No causal connection between October 2009 rear-ender accident where P only complained of upper back pain, and was diagnosed with thoracic strain, and March 2010 complaints of lower back pain. P admitted his lower back was never totally asymptomatic before the accident, going back even to a 1982 lower back surgery.
Accident: P rear ended in traffic, complained initially just of pain between shoulder blades in upper back.
Injury: Lower back
Restrictions: Doesn't matter