The Midwestern corporate law firm of Heyl Royster, which represents insurance carriers, health care companies, universities, businesses and other large institutions, has named Kevin Luther the managing partner of its Rockford, Illinois, office, ...Read More
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A New York appellate court ruled that a construction manager was not entitled to summary judgment dismissing a worker’s Labor Law claim based on the alleged failure to provide adequate fall protection, even though a safety cable had prevented the worker from actually falling.
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A divided New York appellate court ruled that an injured worker can proceed with his claim for damages against a property owner for an allegedly dangerous condition, as well as a claim against a contractor that created the hazard.
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The South Carolina Court of Appeals ruled that a worker had reached maximum medical improvement for his injuries from a car accident and that he had established a loss of earning capacity, but he was not entitled to 340 weeks of permanent partial disability benefits.
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Whether spinal cord stimulators should be a compensable treatment for injured workers is a topic that the Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division’s Medical Advisory Committee will consider when it meets on Feb. 16.
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The New Jersey Superior Court’s Appellate Division ruled that a public entity self-insurance fund lost the ability to proceed with a claim against an alleged third-party tortfeasor because of its failure to serve a demand on an employee.
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The Workers’ Compensation Commission has posted proposed permanent rules to Chapter 1, General Information; Chapter 10, Practice and Procedures; and Chapter 25, Workers’ Compensation Insurance and Self Insurance.