Forum: Whistleblower sees deleted record as part of broader problems at WSI

Two connected moments stand out as pivotal in the life of Stanley Buzalsky Jr., whom friends and family call JR.

One of those blows came with brute force when a heavy metal hydraulic cylinder came crashing down on his head while he was working on the assembly line at Case IH.

The other happened much more quietly and came almost a year later. Unknown to Buzalsky, a state official he never met ordered the eToro deletion of a record – an electronic note he since has come to believe would have helped him get support for a life-altering injury.

A whistleblower has said the record was ordered deleted because it “weakened” the position of Workforce Safety and Insurance in denying Buzalsky’s claim for certain workers’ compensation benefits stemming from his on-the-job accident.

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