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Comp Act Doesn't Cover Ag Worker Who Lost Foot

Monday, May 3, 2021 | 0

The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that a woman who was injured while working on a horse farm qualified as an agricultural employee and is exempt from coverage under the state Workers’ Compensation Act. Case: Brownwood Property LLC v. Thornton, No. 2020-SC-0167-WC, 04/29/2021, published. Facts: Brownwood Property LLC purchased a 420-acre horse farm in November 2016. Brownwood knew that the farm was zoned as agricultural and was subject to a conservation easement through the Bluegrass Land Conservancy. The land could never be used for anything other than agriculture. The farm h...

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