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Case No. 18-2066

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Maria Del Rosario Romero
Curly's Food, and Safety National


Maria Del Rosario Romero


Curly's Food, and Safety National

Attorneys for Appellant

James C. Byrne

Attorneys for Appellee

Timothy A. Clausen

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 06, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Karen A. Romano, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (5 pages)

            Maria Del Rosario Romero appeals the district court decision affirming the workers’ compensation commissioner’s denial of benefits, challenging the commissioner’s application of the discovery rule.  OPINION HOLDS: The commissioner’s findings are supported by substantial evidence, and the commissioner’s application of the discovery rule to the facts was not irrational, illogical, or wholly unjustifiable.

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