Case Study: State ex rel. Dep’t of Workforce Servs., Worker's Comp. Div. v. Lysne
We focus on this workers compensation action to illustrate the complexities of proving causation. In this case, a roofer injured his knee and eventually needed knee replacement. However, much time and various diagnoses later, It was still unclear the extent to which a pre-existing condition have contributed to the requirement for knee replacement. This court had to focus on the burden of proof and whether it was met in this case.
The case can be found here: