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Sole Proprietor Didn't Have Comp Coverage for Workplace Fall, Supreme Court Says

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 | 0

The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that a sole proprietor could not receive benefits for his injuries from an on-the-job fall under the workers' compensation insurance policy he had maintained. Case: Kentucky Employers' Mutual Insurance v. Ellington, No. 2013-SC-000802-WC, 05/14/2015, published. Facts: Randy Ellington owned and operated R & J Cabinets as a sole proprietorship. He slipped and fell on a patch of ice in December 2010, breaking his leg. Ellington filed a comp claim under a policy issued to his company by Kentucky Employers' Mutual Insurance. The KEMI pol...

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