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The 1st District Court of Appeal last week ordered publication of a decision it issued last month finding an employer could not be held vicariously liable for the alleged negligence of an employee in causing a fatal car accident.
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A garbage man who got his job through a temp agency couldn’t sue the trash company after he collected workers’ compensation benefits from the agency because Waste Management enjoyed exclusive remedy protections as Kevin Holmes’ special employer, the New Jersey appellate cou...Read More
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A New York appellate court upheld a finding that a commercial general liability insurance carrier had an obligation to provide a defense to a roofing contractor who was sued by a subcontractor’s injured employee.
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California’s 2nd District Court of Appeal refused to reinstate a claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress filed by an attorney disbarred earlier this year for not abiding the terms of his probat...Read More
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A contractor agreed to pay $280,000 in penalties for safety violations that resulted in the death of a worker, and an additional $12,500 for misclassifying the worker as an independent contractor.