Appendix C - Axia College Material Appendix C Understanding...

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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: The accident occurred while she was conducting business for the company. Even though she had a pre existing back injury, this accident aggravated the injury and made her unable to work. 2. University of Phoenix. ( Workers compensation and disability). . Retrieved from University of Phoenix, HCR/230 website a. If covered, identify the appropriate injury category: Injury with temporary
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course HCR230 HCR230 taught by Professor Valerie during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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