In Graves v. Workers Comp. Appeal Bd. (Phila. Hous. Auth.), 983 A.2d 241 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2009), the court found substantial evidence supported findings that a police officer did not sustain a compensable injury while in the course and scope of his employment. The officers own testimony was that he was off-duty, had gone to the tavern where a private party was taking place, and he was shot following an altercation that took place both inside and outside the bar.See Larson's Workers Compensation Law Ch. 8.[a] n2 (Digest)] (WCxKit)
Injuries Sustained While Retrieving Pay Found Compensable. In Phelps v. Dispatch Printing Co., 2010 Ohio 2423, 2010 Ohio App. LEXIS 1987 (June 1, 2010), the court affirmed an award of benefits where an employer had a policy that allowed an employee to receive his or her pay in person and the employee, a journeyman/pressman, was on the employer's premises retrieving his check when he fell and sustained injuries. See Larson's Workers Compensation Law Ch. 26
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