New Maintenance & Cure Case from Fifth Circuit – Orlando Ramirez v. Amer Pollution Control Corp.

New maintenance and cure case from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. It is unpublished, and therefore of limited precedential value, but does show the effect of a non-disclosure of pre-existing physical condition on a claimant's later maintenance and cure claim. In this case, the employer obtained summary judgment and the Plaintiff's claims dismissed because of the nondisclosure. The case is Orlando Ramirez v. Amer Pollution Control Corp., 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 5079 and can be found here.

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