hcr230_appendix_c[1] - Axia College Material Appendix C...

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Axia College Material Appendix C Understanding Work-Related Injuries Case Studies: 1. Janet works as a branch manager for a large banking firm. Her job requires her to travel by personal vehicle to different branch offices several times each week. Janet has lower back problems from a result of a skiing accident many years ago, which is further aggravated by long periods of sitting while driving. Janet was returning from the branch office to the home office on Thursday afternoon when another driver struck her car from behind. A physician examined Janet and determined that the accident aggravated her pre-existing back injury. The physician ordered Janet to remain off work for at least two weeks. a. Is this injury covered under workers’ compensation? Yes b. Rationale for your decision: Janet’s pre-existing injury did not interrupt her job until the accident she was in while traveling for her work then her pre- existing injury was aggravated. c.
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This note was uploaded on 06/11/2010 for the course PSY 210 AAPSY-012 taught by Professor Drraymondmcclenen during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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hcr230_appendix_c[1] - Axia College Material Appendix C...

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