††††††††† Lapierre v. Cumberland Lincoln Mercury††††††††† Worker's Compensation Commission††††††††† Portland, Maine

†††† Mr. Lapierre's widow sought compensation for her husbandís suicide which she alleged was work related.Employer's expert Robinson conducted a psychological autopsy of the decedent and concluded that work related stressors (the decedent was on workerís compensation at the time of his suicide by gunshot) were not the cause of Lapierre's suicide.The Workerís Compensation Commission concurred.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Employer's Attorney:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Evan Hansen, Esq. †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Portland, Maine††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (207) 791-3000

Ayre V. Pierce, Atwood, et al and others
Mr. Ayres was a highly compensated professional. In the course of his employment he
developed a significant physiological disorder. The defendant retained Charles
Robinson PHD to examine the plaintiff to determine issues of causation, damage, and
employability. Dr. Robinson concluded that the plaintiff was indeed unable to be
employed in his usual occupation as result of his work related physiological trauma.
Following Dr. Robinsonís deposition the matter was concluded.






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