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SEISEK v. BLAW-KNOX COMPANY. (06/15/60)

June 15, 1960

SEISEK, APPELLANT,
v.
BLAW-KNOX COMPANY.



Appeal, No. 45, April T., 1960, from order of County Court of Allegheny County, No. A1392 of 1959, in case of Walter A. Seisek v. Blaw-Knox Company et al. Order affirmed.

COUNSEL

J. A. Steedle, for appellant.

Murray J. Jordan, with him Fred J. Jordan, for appellee.

Before Rhodes, P.j., Gunther, Wright, Woodside, Ervin, Watkins, and Montgomery, JJ.

Author: Woodside

[ 192 Pa. Super. Page 348]

OPINION BY WOODSIDE, J.

The appellant in this case was denied workmen's compensation.

The Workmen's Compensation Board in denying him compensation found that "The claimant has failed utterly in his affirmative burden to prove an accident," and noted that, "The referee was tolerant and more than indulgent in affording the claimant every opportunity to prove his claim."

Upon appeal to the County Court of Allegheny County, President Judge Lencher carefully, ably and patiently reviewed the contentions of the claimant in

[ 192 Pa. Super. Page 349]

    an exhaustive opinion in which he stated, "There is no proof of accidental injury; there is no evidence that could bring him within the operation of the Occupational Disease Act."

It would serve no useful purpose to again detail here the various procedural steps over which the claimant passed while hiring and firing lawyers and presenting his case in his own way. It is sufficient to note that he was given every consideration by the referee and the board, and had opportunity after opportunity to develop a case.

Neither would it serve any purpose to review the many pages of rambling, incoherent testimony and arguments. To state what is in the evidence ...


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