COURT OF CIVIL APPEALS FINDS EMPLOYER RESPONSIBLE FOR KNEE REPLACEMENTS
In, Ex parte Reed Contracting Servs., Inc., No. 2150230, 2016 WL 360725 (Ala. Civ. App. Jan. 29, 2016), the plaintiff, Henry Riley (“Riley”), injured both of his knees and wrists during the course of his employment with his employer, Reed Contracting Services (“Reed”) when he fell from a man lift in March 2012. Id. at *1. Riley was diagnosed with a torn medial collateral ligament in his right knee, and osteoarthritis in both knees in the months after the accident.