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New York Nurse Awarded 90% Loss of Wage-Earning Capacity Due to Allergic Reaction to Hand Sanitizer

A New York appellate court affirmed a finding by the state’s Workers’ Compensation Board that a former critical care nurse suffered a work-related 90 percent loss of wage-earning capacity where she presented evidence that she had several allergic reactions to … Continue reading

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Ohio Nurse’s Fall in Hospital ER Was Outside Course and Scope of Employment

A hospital nurse, who fractured her humerus in a fall in her employer’s emergency room when her coat apparently became ensnarled in a wheelchair, did not sustain an injury arising out of and in the course of the employment, held … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania: Massage Therapy By LPN Held to be Compensable Expense

A Pennsylvania appellate court, reversing a decision of the state’s Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board, recently held that since a licensed practical nurse (LPN) was a “health care provider” under § 109 (77 Pa. Stat. Ann. § 29) of the Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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