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Court Revives Worker's Comp Claim, Finding Dismissal Was Procedurally Inappropriate

By WorkCompCentral

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | 250 | 0 | 0 min read

A Louisiana appellate court ruled that an employer and its insurance carrier were not entitled to dismissal of a worker’s comp claim based on an exception of no right of action that was predicated on an affirmative defense. Case: Guzman v. Jago Solutions, No. 17-340, 11/02/2017, published. Facts and procedural history: Joel Guzman filed a workers’ compensation claim against Jago Solutions and its comp carrier, LCI Workers' Comp. Guzman claimed he had suffered injuries in September 2015 when he fell from a ladder while working for Jago. LCI then filed exceptio...

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