STEVE MCBROOM v. NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC. ET AL. (TWCA May 10, 2011)
The employee alleged that he sustained a lower back injury as a result of his job. His employer denied the claim based upon findings by its work site medical staff. An evaluating physician opined that the employee's job had caused an aggravation of a pre-existing degenerative disc disease.
The trial court found that the employee had sustained a compensable injury and awarded benefits. The employer appealed, contending that the evidence preponderates against the trial court's finding. We affirm the judgment, but we decline the employee's request to find the appeal to be frivolous.
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