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Workers’ Compensation :  Temporary Award –  Judicial Review

Where an employer challenged a temporary award of benefits to a worker injured in a work-related accident, the appellate court does not have authority to review a temporary award to determine employer liability before the entry of the final award, so the appeal is dismissed for lack of a final judgment.

Appeal dismissed.

AB Electrical, Inc. v. Franklin (MLW No. 72076/Case No. WD81156 – 15 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Witt, J.) Appealed from the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission (John M. Allen, St. Louis, for appellant) (Joseph A. Frank, St. Louis, for respondent).

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