Rhodes v. Diamond State Port Corp., Del. Supr., C.A. No. 09A-04-005, Steele, C.J., Jacobs, J., Ridgely, J. (July 29, 2010), 2010 WL 2977331
Nancy Baxter v. State of Delaware, IAB Hearing No. 1359222 (March 21, 2011)
Kapa v. City of Wilmington, IAB No. 1406213 (July 18, 2014).
Firefighter’s hearing loss claim barred by statute of limitations and not causally related to his employment.
Edwards v. State of Delaware IAB Hearing No. 1164832 (Nov. 14, 2014).
The Board rejects a claimant’s theory that “adjacent segment degeneration,” resulting from a spinal fusion, can skip the adjacent level, and concludes that two low back surgeries at L2-3 were not causally related to four, prior compensable surgeries at L4-S1.
Davis v. Christiana Care Health Servs., C.A. No. N14A-05-012 (Del. Super. Feb. 27, 2015).
The Superior Court holds that an approved Medical Only Agreement specifying that an injury has resolved does not preclude a claimant from seeking benefits that may arise in the future.
Turner v. City of Wilmington, Del. Supr., No. 480, 2006, Ridgley, J. (Mar. 12, 2007)
Pugh v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 945 A.2d 588 (Del. 2008)
Wayne Dill v. First State Construction, IAB Hearing No. 1314167 (March 4, 2011) (Order)
Minion v. Felton Mills & Atlas Van Lines, IAB Hearing No. 1421868 & 1418086 (August 4, 2015)
The Board holds that a claimant injured during an assault by a co-worker at a job site was within the course and scope of his employment.
The claimant, Phil A. Minion, filed a Petition to Determine Compensation Due, alleging that he was assaulted by a co-worker, Mr. Alan Foote, in the course and scope of his employment. The employer argued that the assault was due to personal animus and was not reasonably related to his employment.