15. October 2011 13:25
11 IWCC 650
Award: 19(b) Hearing, causal connection found, benefits awarded (24 months TTD, $28,000+ medical)
Accident: P was leaving work building for break and tripped over "defective" edgining on matted area that employees and guests used at nursing home. She was carrying boxes when it happened too. The missing piece of edging was found to have been an increased risk.
Injury: Massive rotator cuff tear, fracture, surgery on both
Restrictions: Off work still