Alire v. Harris Davis Rebar, LLC

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Alire v. Harris Davis Rebar, LLC

Case Number
Call Date
March 14, 2017
Case Time
9:30 AM
Case Summary

A-16-625, Kenneth Alire (Appellant) v. Harris Davis Rebar, LLC, and Zurich American Insurance (Appellants)

Workers' Compensation Court, Judge John R. Hoffert

Attorney for Appellant: Patrick Mack (McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips, P.A.)

Attorney for Appellee: Mark P. Grell (Miller Grell Law Group, P.C., L.L.O.)

Workers' Compensation Action: Psychological Injury

Action Taken by Trial Court: The trial court found that Alire sustained psychological injury as a result of a work event and held that Alire was entitled to temporary total disability benefits.

Assignments of Error on Appeal: The Appellants argue that the trial court erred in finding that: (1) Alire sustained a psychological injury as a result of a work event; (2) the traumatic, violent events in Alire's personal life did not act as an independent intervening events breaking the causal connection between the work event and Alire's ongoing psychological disability; and (3) Alire was temporarily and totally disabled due to his psychological injuries.

Case Location
Panel Text
Pirtle, Bishop, and Arterburn, Judges