Case Law Update: Patrick Switzer v. Connectron Inc.

This case involves a reversal by the Superior Court on respondent’s Motion to Dismiss.

Petitioner filed an occupational claim against Connectron where he had been employed as a punch press operator from l987 until 5/93. Petitioner alleged that position required repeated trauma to both hands and wrists which caused carpal tunnel syndrome. He first “learned” of his alleged injury when he experienced pain and numbness but became aware it was work related in May l994 after he was laid off by Connectron and began working for a new employer, Capitol Ornamental Concrete Specialties. He was sent to a physician on May 3, l994 after injuring
his left wrist while shoveling during the course of employment.

Switzer v Connectron Inc (JimP).pdf