JONATHAN ENGLER v. ABLE MOVING COMPANY, ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Nov 3, 2017

Court: TN Workers Comp Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Richard Dolan Click, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Jonathan Engler.

Attorneys 2:

Jared Seger Renfroe, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellees, Able Moving Company and Benchmark Insurance Company.

Judge(s): HURD

Pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 51, this workers’ compensation appeal has been referred to the Special Workers’ Compensation Appeals Panel for a hearing and a report of findings of fact and conclusions of law. See Tenn. Sup. Ct. R. 51. Employee injured his back at work and subsequently developed a serious infection that required hospitalization and treatment. He filed a petition seeking to recover temporary total disability benefits and his medical expenses. The Court of Workers’ Compensation Claims determined Employee “failed to prove by a preponderance of the evidence that he sustained a compensable injury primarily arising out of and in the course and scope of his employment.” After reviewing the record and applicable authority, we affirm the judgment.

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