JERRY LINDSEY v. TIM REEVES D/B/A TIM'S TREE SERVICE (TWCA June 16, 2011)
The employee suffered a compensable spinal cord injury. He settled his workers' compensation claim with his employer in 2007. The settlement provided for future medical treatment in accordance with Tennessee Code Annotated section 50-6-204(a) (2008). In 2009, the employee sought authorization and payment for a hydrotherapy tub. His employer declined to authorize installation of the tub. The employee filed a motion for authorization of medical care in February 2010 and supported the motion by attaching a note from his authorized treating physician that he would "benefit" from use of the tub. The trial court granted the motion. On appeal, we reverse.
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