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Case No. 20-1382

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Cheri Blake
Second Injury Fund of Iowa


Cheri Blake


Second Injury Fund of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Andrew W. Bribriesco

Attorney for the Appellee

Amanda R. Rutherford, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 22, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Jeanie K. Vaudt, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Tabor and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Ahlers, J.  (7 pages)

            Cheri Blake appeals the district court’s decision to uphold the workers’ compensation commissioner’s denial of her request for Second Injury Fund benefits.  OPINION HOLDS: Because Blake does not suffer from a first qualifying injury, she is not entitled to benefits from the Second Injury Fund, and we affirm.

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