Bill Status of HB4187 100th General Assembly
Short Description: WORKERS COMP-INJURY
Rep. David B. Reis - Thomas M. Bennett
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Defines the terms "accident" and "injury". Provides that "injury" includes the aggravation of a pre-existing condition by an accident arising out of and in the course of the employment, but only for so long as the aggravation of the pre-existing condition continues to be the major contributing cause of the disability. Provides that an injury resulting directly or indirectly from idiopathic causes is not compensable.