A Philadelphia police officer’s involvement in a criminal indictment and prosecution does not constitute abnormal working conditions, the Supreme Court has rule in a per curiam order, and therefore the officer does not qualify for workers’ compensation benefits for the psychic injuries he says he suffered.
The Commonwealth Court decision in City of Philadelphia v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board was upheld because the high court was evenly split. Justice Thomas Saylor did not participate.
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