Worker's Knowledge of Tinnitus Prompts Statute of Limitations
Cedar Rapids, IA (WorkersCompensation.com) – When an injury occurs over time, at what point should a worker know that his injury could be compensable?
That question was before the court in Havill v. Quaker Oats Company, No. 21-1740 (Iowa Ct. App. 06/15/22), which had to determine just exactly when a worker knew he had the cumulative injury of hearing loss.
A worker for Quaker Oats, who had been with the company for 35 years, applied for workers’ compensation in June 2019, alleging ...
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