Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
David W. Hittle, of Burt, Swanson, Lathen, Alexander, McCann & Smith, Salem, argued the cause and filed the petition on behalf of petitioner on review.
Jerald P. Keene, of Roberts, Reinisch, Mackenzie, Healey & Wilson, P.C., Portland, argued the cause and filed a response on behalf of respondents on review.
Supreme Court of Oregon.
The issue in this workers' compensation case is whether a claimant's injury is compensable when the injury was caused by an assault by a co-employee at the workplace. We hold that claimant's injury is compensable.
We take the following undisputed facts from the Court of Appeals' opinion.
"Claimant, a Caucasian male, worked at employer's plant with [assailant], an African-American, male...
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