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Case No. 20-1269

Norie C. Smith
v.
TPI Iowa, LLC and Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania

Appellant

Norie C. Smith

Appellee

TPI Iowa, LLC and Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania

Attorneys for Appellant

Erik A. Luthens

Attorneys for Appellee

Timothy W. Wegman and Joseph M. Barron

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
20-1269
Date Published:
Jul 21, 2021
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Robert B. Hanson, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Ahlers, J.  (7 pages)

            Norrie C. Smith appeals the workers’ compensation commissioner’s finding that she failed to meet her burden of proving her injury arose out of her employment.  OPINION HOLDS:  Smith failed to provide expert testimony causally connecting her injury to her employment with TPI.  The commissioner’s decision was based on substantial evidence.

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