Juanita Kurbusky v Independent In Home Service
Release Date: April 7, 2021 (August 2012 accident date)
Venue: Texas County
Summary: Commission awards 20% BAW for orthopedic injuries. Claimant alleges she required RF ablation and injections and alleges she developed a DVT/PE due to inactivity. The Commission found the ALJ erred to use 40 hours a week to set compensation rate for a part-time employee.
The case considered for purposes of a second injury fund award a laundry list of medical condition including a knee "locking up" at age 12 (claimant is 60). Claimant was not felt to be PTD.