There are about 29 million diabetics in America, many of whom are working. Their diabetes, a complex, risk-laden co-morbidity, can turn a simple injury into a career-ending event. Here we have three tales involving blisters, two resulting in amputations, but only one determined to be compensable under workers’ comp. When it comes to compensability, the devil is in the details.
Outdoors in NY
Our first case involves Daniel Phelan, a groundskeeper in Bethpage State Park, New York. He ...
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