October 2009


This issue came up recently and I thought I would share it with you:

Claimant has a desk job in a large corporation.  In the office, during normal working hours, walking between a conference room and her desk, her ankle suddenly gives out and she falls to the carpeted floor.  Her injuries are serious as she fractured the ankle and suffered a possible torn shoulder labrum when her arm braced the fall. 

The question left to me was: is this an accident?  Your answer after the jump. (more…)

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This is a quick post but an important one.  It is necessary to understand that despite Claimant completing the standard mileage form she is not automatically entitled to reimbursement.  A Claimant must still prove to the JCC that entitlement is warranted. (more…)