DeRoest v. Keystone RV Co.

Summarized by:

  • Court: Oregon Court of Appeals
  • Area(s) of Law: Workers Compensation
  • Date Filed: 03-02-2016
  • Case #: A156118
  • Judge(s)/Court Below: DeVore, P.J.; Flynn, J.; Schuman, S.J. Per Curiam.

The Worker’s Compensation Board correctly denied employee’s aggravation claim, based on their interpretation of ORS 656.273, that an aggravation claim requires an “actual worsening” of a condition previously identified in a notice of acceptance.

The Worker’s Compensation Board’s denied benefits to Employee because it concluded that Employee did not prove an actual worsening of an accepted condition. The Court agreed with the Board’s construction of ORS 656.273, that aggravation can only be occur upon a condition identified in a notice of acceptance. Affirmed.

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