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Case No. 17-1525

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Christine Keeran
v.
Quaker Oats Company, Indemnity Insurance Company of North America and Second Injury Fund of Iowa

Appellant

Christine Keeran

Appellees

Quaker Oats Company, Indemnity Insurance Company of North America and Second Injury Fund of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Robert Rush and Christoph P. Rupprecht

Attorneys for Appellees

Kent M. Smith
Amanda R. Rutherford, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
17-1525
Date Published:
Sep 12, 2018
Summary

           Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Lawrence P. McClellan, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Bower and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by McDonald, J. (8 pages)

            Christine Keeran appeals the denial of her request for workers’ compensation benefits for cumulative injuries to her knees.  She alleges the workers’ compensation commissioner used the wrong legal standard regarding causation and the commissioner’s factual findings were not supported by substantial evidence.  OPINION HOLDS: The commissioner used the correct legal standard for causation and substantial evidence supported the commissioner’s factual findings.

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