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An Ohio appellate court denied review of a worker’s claim of immunity from a tort action filed by a colleague, finding the trial judge’s rejection of the immunity claim was not a final order subject to immediate review.
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A California appellate court ruled that an employer could not be held vicariously liable for the alleged negligence of an employee in causing a fatal car accident, since the employee was not acting within the scope of his employment at the time of the collision.
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An Ohio appellate court upheld the imposition of an injunction against the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation that bars the agency from refusing to issue schedule loss benefits in a lump sum.
State: MT | Segment: WEST | 179 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Montana Workers’ Compensation Court ruled that an insurer cannot designate a psychologist to be its independent medical examiner and the consulting psychologist for claimant’s treating physician.
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A New York appellate court overturned a grant of summary judgment in favor of a worker who had fallen from a scaffold, saying it was prematurely issued before all of the defendants had an opportunity to depose the worker.