The party seeking workers' compensation benefits bears the burden showing a causal connection between his or her employment and the claimed disability
* An insurance carrier can contest, i.e., controvert, a Workers' Compensation claim for a variety of reasons, including, but not limited to, alleging that the injury was not related to work, was self-inflicted or the employee is not injured to the extent that he or she is claiming. An employer can also request that the insurance carrier contest the claim.
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