Schloesser v. Berryhill
Schloesser v. Berryhill, a case from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, involves claimant who worked as a dry curer in a meat processing plant for more than two decades. His job required claimant to lift more than 70 pounds on a frequent basis.
Claimant continued to work at this particular factory until he injured his shoulder and back from the years of heavy lifting. In 2001, he had his left rotator cuff surgically repaired, and the following year, he had a disc removed from this lower back. This procedure is known as a lactimectomy. Continue reading →