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Court Finds That Severe Neck Pathology Was Not Due To Occupational Activities But Rather To The Natural Aging Process

By on June 28, 2016 in Claims, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Lois Scafuri filed three workers’ compensation claims alleging occupational exposures as a sales assistant caused her severe neck pathology.  She worked at the Short Hills Mall for two employers: Sisley Cosmetics and Neiman Marcus Group.  She later worked for Bloomingdale’s/Macy’s in the same capacity.  All three employers denied her claims asserting that her neck pathology […]

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Occupational Back Claim Is Held To Be Time Barred And Alleged Subsequent Work Injury Is Defeated By Medical Records Showing An Injury At Home Immediately Prior To Cessation Of Work

By on January 3, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

James Graf worked from 1982 to December 2002 refinishing wood floors.  He had a physical job.  He operated a 230-pound sander, a 50-pound edging machine, and a radiator sander.  He would remove pieces of heavy equipment from his employer’s van and carry the equipment up the stairs to the work location.  He also stained sanded […]

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