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Pizza shop ordered to pay for obese employee’s surgeries


September 11, 2009
By Charles Wilson/AP/bnd.com

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September 11, 2009, Indianapolis, IN – An Indiana court has ruled that a pizza shop must pay
for a 340-pound employee's weight-loss surgery to ensure the success of
another operation for a back injury he suffered at work, raising
concern among businesses that there will be more of these type of claims.

An Indiana court has ruled that a pizza shop must pay
for a 340-pound employee's weight-loss surgery to ensure the success of
another operation for a back injury he suffered at work, raising
concern among businesses that there will be more of these type of claims.

The Indiana Court of Appeals decision combined with an Oregon
court ruling, could make employers think twice before hiring workers
with health conditions that might cost their companies thousands in the future. |READ MORE

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