Rhinehart, 121418 WIWC, 2011-021486

Docket Nº:2011-021486
Case Date:December 14, 2018
Court:Wisconsin
 
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MELINDA RHINEHART Applicant
GEMINICARES INC Employer
INSURANCE CO OF STATE OF PA Insurer
No. 2011-021486
Wisconsin Workers Compensation
State of Wisconsin Labor and Industry Review Commission
December 14, 2018
          Attorney Dana W. Duncan           Attorney Michael C. Frohman           WORKER’S COMPENSATION DECISION1]           Georgia E. Maxwell, Chairperson.          Order          The commission affirms the decision of the administrative law judge. Accordingly, within 30 days from this date Geminicares, Inc. and Insurance Company of State of Pennsylvania (respondents) shall pay to the applicant temporary disability compensation in the total amount of Three Hundred Fifty-Nine dollars and Seven cents ($359.07); to applicant's attorney, Dana W. Duncan, fees in the amount of Eighty-Nine dollars and Seventy-Seven cents ($89.77); and to Dean Care reimbursement for medical expense in the amount of Ninety-Five dollars and Ninety-Five cents ($95.95). This is a final order.          By the Commission:           Laurie R. McCallum, Commissioner, David B. Falstad, Commissioner.          Procedural Posture          The applicant filed a hearing application on August 1, 2016, claiming compensation attributable to a work-related injury sustained during employment with the employer on June 3, 2011. Respondents filed an answer disputing the claim and an administrative law judge (ALJ) for the Department of Administration, Division of Hearings and Appeals, Office of Worker's Compensation Hearings held a hearing in the matter on March 26, 2018. On June 5, 2018, the ALJ issued a decision that awarded the compensation set forth above, but otherwise dismissed the applicant's claim. The applicant filed a timely petition for commission review.          The commission has reviewed the evidence submitted at the hearing and considered the petition, together with positions of the parties. Based on its review, the commission agrees with the decision of the ALJ. The commission adopts that decision's findings and conclusions as its own.          Memorandum Opinion ...

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