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