Boilermaker's Hearing Loss Didnít Cause Him To 'Retire, Miss Work, Or Lose A Job'
Knoxville, TN (WorkersCompensation.com) – While a boilermaker’s hearing loss was compensable, the trial court went too far in calculating his vocational disability award according to Tennessee’s Special Workers’ Compensation Appeals Panel.
Instead of 56.4 percent vocational disability for loss of hearing in both ears, the panel in Taylor v. G. UB. MK Constructors, No. E2019-00461-SC-R3-WC (Tenn. Workers’ Comp. Panel 06/02/20) concluded that the boilermaker’s ...
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