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How Obesity May Influence a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Obesity is now considered a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act. How does this affect workers’ compensation insurance? In April 2014, a federal district court judge in Missouri ruled that a health condition, including obesity, may indeed be a disability, clearing the way for extra liability claims for workers’ compensation. Obesity Classified As a Disability In … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019