State: VA | Segment: Top | 225 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Mental trauma suffered by a Virginia state trooper who came across a mutilated body that had been dragged by a car for nearly a mile is not compensable because the incident was not unusual for a law enforcement officer, a state appellate court ruled.
State: AR | Segment: SOUTH | 215 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Arkansas Court of Appeals upheld an award of benefits to a worker for the second of his two alleged on-the-job injuries but denied his claim for additional temporary total disability compensation.
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 148 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Louisiana appellate court ruled that the workers' compensation court needs to review the record of a worker’s challenge to enforcement of claim settlement to determine if he had filed by fax a motion to appeal in a timely manner.
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 438 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A divided Ohio appellate court ruled that the justice system had jurisdiction over a public employer’s effort to collect a worker’s share of his hospitalization insurance-benefit premiums, pursuant to the terms of the employer’s collective bargaining agreement.
State: AR | Segment: SOUTH | 297 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Arkansas Court of Appeal upheld an award of additional benefits to an injured law enforcement officer because her employer had not returned her to work at an available position within her capabilities.