Colon Cancer Testimony Properly Admitted In Worker’s Case, Court Says

(January 25, 2016, 2:08 PM EST) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — A workers’ compensation court properly admitted expert testimony linking asbestos exposure with a man’s fatal colon cancer, a Pennsylvania court held in affirming an award of benefits Jan. 22 (Garrison Architects and Travelers Insurance Co. v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board [Piatetsky], No. 1095 C.D. 2015, Pa. Cmwlth. Ct.; 2016 Pa. Commw. Unpub. LEXIS 72).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160203-005Z.)

In June 2009 Randi Hoffman filed a claim for workers’ compensation after the death of her husband, Michael Piatetsky. Hoffman alleged that Michael Piatetsky’s fatal...
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