Commission’s Reversal Illustrates “Kneed” for Careful Investigation of Pre-Existing Degenerative Conditions

Our office is pleased to report the receipt of a favorable Decision and Opinion on Review from the Commission modifying the original decision of the Arbitrator.   In this case, the petitioner, a firefighter, sustained a compensable work related accident injuring his right knee and underwent surgery.  Following surgery, therapy, and an FCE, the treating doctor…