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Judge in Worker's Guardianship Action Can't Rule in Carrier's Lien

By WorkCompCentral

Friday, December 7, 2018 | 157 | 0 | 58 min read

The Indiana Court of Appeals on Wednesday ruled that its state court judges lack jurisdiction to determine the attorney fees payable by a workers’ compensation insurance carrier for an injury that occurred in neighboring Illinois. The case arose from injuries Christopher Lindroth suffered while working for Coastal International in a motorized cart accident. Lindroth spent extended time in a coma after the accident, and the lower half of his body is permanently paralyzed. At the time of the accident, Coastal had workers’ compensation coverage with The Hartford Underwriters I...

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