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Whedbee v. WSI, et al.

Docket No. 20130391
Oral Argument: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 2:45pm

Docket Info

Title
Dennis Whedbee, Appellant
v.
North Dakota Workforce Safety &
Insurance Fund, Appellee
v.
Black Hawk Energy Services, Inc. Respondent
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : WORKERS COMPENSATION
Appeal From
Case No. 2013-CV-00094
Northwest Judicial District, McKenzie County
David W. Nelson
2014 ND 79845 N.W.2d 632
Oral Argument 3/5/2014

Highlight

A managed care program for an employee with a compensable injury should effect the best medical solution for the injured employee in a cost-effective manner.
Awarding one treatment instead of another does not result in a termination of benefits or violate a protectable property interest.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
01/02/2014 APPELLANT BRIEF View
02/03/2014 APPELLEE BRIEF (PDF) View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE SPEC. ASST. ATTY. GEN. Brian Schmidt - 07498
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Stephen D Little - 03323
APPELLEE SPEC. ASST. ATTY. GEN. Mitchell D Armstrong - 05892

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 11/27/2013 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 11/26/2013
2 12/02/2013 Per e-mail from WSI, no administrative transcript associated with this appeal
3 12/17/2013 Amended Notice of Appeal, filed in trial court on 11/26/2013
4 12/26/2013 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED December 26, 2013 (ENTRY NOS.#1, #3-#44) Not sent: #2
5 01/02/2014 APPELLANT BRIEF View
6 01/02/2014 APPELLANT APPENDIX
7 01/02/2014 DISK (ATB) (e-mailed)
8 02/03/2014 APPELLEE BRIEF (PDF) View
9 02/03/2014 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
10 02/03/2014 APPELLEE APPENDIX
11 02/03/2014 E-FILED APPENDIX
12 02/04/2014 Rec'd $25 e-file surcharge for AEB (Receipt #22621)
13 02/07/2014 Rec'd 7 copies of AEB & 6 copies of AEA from Central Duplicating
14 02/18/2014 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
15 03/05/2014 APPEARANCES: Stephen Little/Mitchell Armstrong
16 03/05/2014 ARGUED: Little/Armstrong
17 03/05/2014 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
18 04/29/2014 DISPOSITION
19 04/29/2014 SPLIT OPINION : Crothers, Daniel John View
20 04/29/2014 (DISSENTING) : Sandstrom, Dale V.
21 04/29/2014 By Order of the Court - under N.D.C.C. § 65-10-03, no costs will be taxed on this appeal
22 04/30/2014 Judgment Sent to Parties
23 06/03/2014 MANDATE