Forbes v. Workforce Safety & Ins.

20050431 Lynette Forbes, Claimant and Appellant
v.
Workforce Safety and
Insurance Fund, Appellee
and
Mercy Medical Center, Respondent

Appeal from: District Court, Northwest Judicial District, Williams County
Judge Gerald H. Rustad
Nature of Action: Workers Compensation
Counsel:
Appellant: Dietz & Little Lawyers
Appellee: Lawrence E. King , Spec. Asst. Atty. Gen.
Term: 03/2006   Argument: 03/20/2006  9:30am
ND cite: 2006 ND 208
NW cite: 722 N.W.2d 536

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
Did Workforce Safety & Insurance prove intentional, material fraud by the greater weight of the evidence?

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1. Does the greater weight of the evidence indicate that the claimant willfully misrepresented her physical condition to her medical providers and employer?
2. Does the greater weight of the evidence indicate that the claimant willfully failed to disclose income and monies to WSI?
3. Is the claimant required to reimburse WSI for benefits paid based upon her false statements?

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Docket entries:
112/13/2005 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 12/12/2005
201/09/2006 RECORD ON APPEAL with separate entry 5 (Certificate of Record & Transcript (3 volumes))
301/09/2006 DISK - Transcript of WFS Hearing dated 8-20-04 (part of ROA at Entry No. 20)
401/23/2006 APPELLANT BRIEF
501/23/2006 APPELLANT APPENDIX
601/23/2006 DISK - ATB
701/26/2006 APPELLEE BRIEF
801/26/2006 APPELLEE APPENDIX
901/26/2006 DISK - AEB
1003/20/2006 APPEARANCES: Stephen D. Little; Lawrence E. King
1103/20/2006 ARGUED: Little; King
1203/20/2006 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
1310/17/2006 DISPOSITION (and Remanded): AFFIRMED/PT, REVERSED/PT
1410/17/2006 SPLIT OPINION: Maring, Mary Muehlen
1510/17/2006 (CONCUR & DISSENT): Sandstrom, Dale V.: CON/DIS
1610/17/2006 (JOIN CONCUR & DISSENT): VandeWalle, Gerald W.: JN/CON
1710/17/2006 Costs are to be taxed under N.D.C.C.  65-10-03 allowed in the court below
1810/18/2006 Judgment Mailed to Parties
1911/13/2006 MANDATE
2011/17/2006 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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