Case Conclusion Date: 07.20.2012
Practice Area: Personal injury
Outcome: Employee won
Description: Employee injured his back at work but medical records didn't reflect he told the doctor how his back was injured. The employee's claim was denied and after a trial, the trial court determined the employee's back injury resulted from an accident at work. The employer appealed and the Court of Civil Appeals reversed, finding instead in favor of the employer. The employee appealed and the Supreme Court determined the trial court's judgment was correct, and reversed the Court of Civil Appeals' decision.