Archive | Nathan K. Miller

Titchenal v. Prairie River Home Care

May 30, 2017  |   Nathan K. Miller  

Titchenal v. Prairie River Home Care, WCCA No. WC16-6015 (May 18, 2017). On July 4, 2004, the Employee sustained a work-related injury to her shoulders and neck.  The Employer and Insurer admitted liability and paid benefits.  A MRI scan showed a C5-6 disc herniation and she subsequently underwent an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at C5-6 on February 11, 2005.  She continued to have pain...

Fishback v. American Steel & Industry Supply

May 08, 2017  |   Nathan K. Miller  

Fishback v. American Steel & Industry Supply, WCCA No. WC16-5943 (April 17, 2017). American Steel & Industrial Supply and RTW Group filed an appeal on March 1, 2017.  The Statement of the Case filed with relators’ Petition for Writ of Certiorari to review the Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals decision indicated that the transcript from the proceeding before the compensation judge...

Fisher v. Jim Lupient Auto Mall

April 10, 2017  |   Nathan K. Miller  

Fisher v. Jim Lupient Auto Mall, WCCA No. WC16-5976 (March 1, 2017) The Employee, Paul Fisher, sustained an admitted injury to his low back, working as an automobile repair technician, earning an average weekly wage of $1,387.90.  He then underwent extensive back surgery.  A functional capacities evaluation determined that he could not meet the physical demands of his service technician position...

Romens v. Ballet of the Dolls, Inc.,

February 10, 2017  |   Nathan K. Miller  

Romens v. Ballet of the Dolls, Inc., WCCA No. WC16-5952 (January 9, 2017) The Employee, Michael Romens, was the managing director at the Ballet of the Dolls.  Due to the recession, the theater was having trouble raising sufficient revenue for operation.  The theater had to make significant staffing cuts, the remaining managers had to take on a multitude of work duties, and work long hours.  After...