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Q76 - Fractured Ribs

Question:  A truck driver hauling heavy freight experiences a rollover accident just before his DOT-required break. The truck driver is able to crawl out of his truck and he’s looked over by first responders. Everything seems to be alright, but his right-side ribs are in pain. The driver is seen at the nearest urgent care where an x-ray reveals two fractured ribs, likely caused by the seat belt and the force of the rollover wreck. The driver insists on not missing any time and the doctor obliges by not prescribing any lost time or work restrictions. The employee does not receive any medical treatment and is directed to take over-the-counter Tylenol to help with pain, if needed. The driver is back in a new truck two days later. Is it recordable?

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