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WSI v. Felan, et al.

Docket No. 20200354
Oral Argument: Monday, April 12, 2021 9:30 AM

Docket Info

Title
State of North Dakota, by and through
Workforce Safety and Insurance, Appellant
v.
Gloria Felan, application for death
benefits for Fred Felan, Appellee
and
KB & O Partnership, Respondent
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDING
Appeal From
Case No. 2020-CV-00023
Southeast Judicial District, Sargent County
Mark T. Blumer
2021 ND 97
Oral Argument 4/12/2021

Highlight

Section 65-01-02(11)(a)(3), N.D.C.C., requires claimants to prove a compensable heart-related injury by showing with reasonable medical certainty their employment caused the injury and unusual stress was at least 50% of the cause of the injury.

Objective medical evidence may not be established solely by deductive reasoning.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
01/28/2021 APPELLANT BRIEF View
02/25/2021 APPELLEE BRIEF View
03/10/2021 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLANT SPEC. ASST. ATTY. GEN. Jacqueline Sue Anderson - 05322
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Dean J. Haas - 04032

(Note: Attachments may not be available for recently filed cases and/or confidential documents.)

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 12/22/2020 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 12/22/2020
2 12/23/2020 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
3 12/23/2020 Notice Served on Jacqueline S. Anderson, Dean J. Haas and Michelle M. Donarski
4 12/23/2020 DISK - Transcript of Administrative Agency Hearing dated November 7, 2019 (e-mailed)
5 01/20/2021 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED JANUARY 19, 2021 (ENTRY NOS.1-61)
6 01/28/2021 APPELLANT BRIEF View
7 01/28/2021 Oral Argument Request by Appellant
8 01/28/2021 APPELLANT APPENDIX
9 02/02/2021 Rec'd 5 copies of ATB from CD
10 02/02/2021 Rec'd 4 copies of ATA from CD
11 02/25/2021 APPELLEE BRIEF View
12 02/25/2021 Oral Argument Request by Appellee
13 02/25/2021 APPELLEE APPENDIX
14 03/01/2021 Rec'd non-substantive corrections to AEB
15 03/03/2021 Rec'd 5 copies of AEB and 4 copies of AEA back from CSD
16 03/10/2021 REPLY BRIEF View
17 03/11/2021 Rec'd 5 copies of RYB from CSD
18 03/23/2021 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
19 04/12/2021 APPEARANCES: Jacqueline S. Anderson/Dean J. Haas
20 04/12/2021 ARGUED: Jacqueline S. Anderson/Dean J. Haas
21 06/03/2021 DISPOSITION
22 06/03/2021 SPLIT OPINION : Crothers, Daniel John View
23 06/03/2021 DISSENT : Tufte, Jerod E.
24 06/03/2021 Under N.D.C.C. 65-02-08, no costs taxed on appeal
25 06/03/2021 Judgment