Appeals Board: ‘Mud run’ injury isn’t work-related

Yesterday, the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board reversed a trial judge’s determination that an employee’s injury, sustained during participation in a charity “mud run” alongside co-workers, was compensable. The Board held the employee wasn’t “impliedly required” to race, nor was it part of his work duties. In Pope v. Nebco of Cleveland, Inc., d/b/a Toyota of … Continue reading Appeals Board: ‘Mud run’ injury isn’t work-related

Appeals Board Schedules Oral Arguments

The Tennessee Workers' Compensation Appeals Board recently announced it will convene oral arguments in two cases next month. On Thursday, Nov. 3, at 10:00 a.m., the Appeals Board will hear arguments in Pope v. Nebco of Cleveland, Inc., d/b/a Toyota of Cleveland. Mr. Pope suffered injuries when participating in a charitable “mud run” sponsored by Nebco. At … Continue reading Appeals Board Schedules Oral Arguments