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Pugh v. New Castle County

Pugh v. New Castle County, IAB No. 1354747 (Nov. 16, 2015).

The Board holds that dental treatment, including dental implants, is causally related to a compensable work accident.  Specifically, the claimant’s significant and rampant dental decay was caused by xerostomia, or dry mouth, resulting from medications used to treat his compensable low back injury.

Christiana Care Health Services v. Palomino

Christiana Care Health Services v. Palomino; Timber Products v. Avila-Hernandez; Berger Brothers v. Munoz, Del. Supr. Nos. 56, 2012; 62, 2012; 63, 2012 (Consolidated) (April 11, 2013).

Delaware Workers' Compensation Administrative Regulation establishing a 45-day appeal time period for Utilization Review Determinations is invalid, the 5-year statute of limitations applies.

Nicole Johnson v. Community Systems, Inc.

Nicole Johnson v. Community Systems, Inc., IAB Hearing No. 1351297 (May 11, 2011)

Employer filed a Petition for Review seeking to terminate Claimant's ongoing temporary total disability benefits. The parties' medical experts were in agreement that Claimant was capable of working in a full-time, light duty capacity, since approximately one week after the accident.

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