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Case No. 19-1929

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United Fire & Casualty Co. and Great Plains Orthotics & Prosthetics, Inc.
v.
James Hessenius

Appellant

United Fire & Casualty Co. and Great Plains Orthotics & Prosthetics, Inc.

Appellee

James Hessenius

Attorneys for Appellant

Kent M. Smith

Attorneys for Appellee

Emily Anderson

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-1929
Date Published:
Dec 16, 2020
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Sarah Crane, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by Doyle, P.J., and Tabor and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Ahlers, J.  (7 pages)

            The appellants appeal the district court’s judicial review decision affirming the decision of the workers’ compensation commissioner awarding a partial commutation of James Hessenius’s workers’ compensation benefits.  OPINION HOLDS: The district court properly found substantial evidence to support the commissioner’s decision, and we find no relevant and important matter the commissioner failed to consider.  Therefore, we affirm.

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