Truck Driver's 'Rolling Over' Comment During Treatment Sinks Claim
Buffalo, NY (WorkersCompensation.com) – Although a truck driver for a shipping company had surgery after experiencing back pain at work, remarks he made to a physician assistant undid his claim.
In Matter of Moore v. U.S. Xpress Inc., No. 532233 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. App. Div. 01/06/22), the court zeroed in on the driver’s reporting in a medical appointment that he first experienced pain after rolling over in bed one night to conclude that his injury was not work-related.
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