An appeals court recently ruled that a former police officer is entitled to receive workers' compensation after she was hit by a car while crossing the street to buy a cup of coffee. As of now, there is no word on if this ruling will set precedent for similar accidents in the future.
The accident happened back in April 2008 and caused injuries to her chest, neck, face, head and right foot. However, when a workers' compensation claim was filed, it was denied by the city.
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