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Workers' Compensation Supreme Court Opinion

by Townsend, Karen


SC19584 - Balloli v. New Haven Police Dept. (Workers' Compensation; "place of abode"; General Statutes § 31-275 (1) (A) (i) of the Workers’ Compensation Act ; "The plaintiff appeals from a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Review Board (board), which affirmed the decision of the Workers’ Compensation Commissioner for the Third District (commissioner) dismissing the plaintiff’s claim. On appeal, the plaintiff claims that he is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits because he had departed his ‘place of abode’ for duty as a police officer. We agree with the plaintiff.")