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Court Upholds Award for Second of 2 Alleged Accidents, Denies Claim for Additional TTD 11/21/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: AR | Segment: SOUTH | 215 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Arkansas Court of Appeals upheld an award of benefits to a worker for the second of his two alleged on-the-job injuries but denied his claim for additional temporary total disability compensation. ...Read More
 
 

Court Orders Remand for Possible Correction of Record 11/21/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 148 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Louisiana appellate court ruled that the workers' compensation court needs to review the record of a worker’s challenge to enforcement of claim settlement to determine if he had filed by fax a motion to appeal in a timely manner. ...Read More
 
 

Court Revives Labor Law Claim by Worker Struck by Out-of-Control Dolly 11/21/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 153 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York appellate court revived a construction worker’s Labor Law claim for his alleged injuries from being struck by a dolly after he lost control of it while pushing it up a ramp. ...Read More
 
 

Court Revives Labor Law and Indemnification Claims From Worker's Fall 11/20/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 200 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York appellate court revived a worker’s Labor Law claim for a fall from a ladder, as well as the indemnification claims of multiple defendants whom the worker had sued. ...Read More
 
 

Court Allows Employer to Proceed With Claim for Payment of Premiums 11/17/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 438 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A divided Ohio appellate court ruled that the justice system had jurisdiction over a public employer’s effort to collect a worker’s share of his hospitalization insurance-benefit premiums, pursuant to the terms of the employer’s collective bargaining agreement. ...Read More
 
 

Court Orders Dismissal of Worker's Suit Over Alleged Mishandling of Comp Claim 11/17/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 477 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Texas appellate court ruled that a self-insured group trust was entitled to dismissal of a worker’s civil action predicated on the alleged mishandling of his comp claim. ...Read More
 
 

Court Lifts Discovery Sanction Barring Affirmative Defenses in Housekeeper's Civil Suit 11/17/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 310 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Texas appellate court overturned a discovery sanction in a civil suit that had barred a defendant from asserting an affirmative defense to an injured hotel housekeeper’s claims. ...Read More
 
 

Cops Sue Estate of Man They Fatally Shot, Seeking Lost Wages, Medical Expenses 11/17/2017
State: NE | Segment: NORTH | 316 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
Two Lincoln police officers have sued the estate of the man they fatally shot in 2015, seeking to recover damages to pay for their injuries, ...Read More
 
 

Court Upholds Award of Additional Benefits to Injured Officer 11/17/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: AR | Segment: SOUTH | 297 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Arkansas Court of Appeal upheld an award of additional benefits to an injured law enforcement officer because her employer had not returned her to work at an available position within her capabilities. ...Read More
 
 

Construction Worker Gets New Trial on Labor Law Claim 11/17/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 339 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York appellate court ordered a new trial for a construction worker’s Labor Law claim due to an instructional error during the original trial. ...Read More
 
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