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Board Rule 204 Subsequent Nonwork Related Injury Chain Of Causation Burden Of Proof

The employer/insurer shall not suspend weekly benefits on the ground that a subsequent nonwork- related injury has broken the chain of causation between the compensable injury and the employee’s disability except by the order of the Board.

The burden of proving that the chain of causation has been broken shall be upon the employer/insurer.

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