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Case No. 21-0523

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Mercy Medical Center and Indemnity Insurance Company of North America
v.
Norma Lund

Appellee

Mercy Medical Center and Indemnity Insurance Company of North America

Appellant

Norma Lund

Attorneys for Appellee

Charles E. Cutler and Gregory M. Taylor

Attorneys for Appellant

Robert E. McKinney

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
21-0523
Date Published:
Jan 12, 2022
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Michael D. Huppert, Judge.  REVERSED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Greer and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (12 pages)

            Norma Lund appeals the district court’s judicial review decision reversing the workers’ compensation commissioner’s finding that her bilateral shoulder injuries were caused by her employment with Mercy Medical Center.  She claims the district court misapplied the law and erroneously concluded there was a lack of evidence to support a determination of medical causation.  OPINION HOLDS: We reverse the decision of the district court. 

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