South Dakota: Fatal Shooting in Employer’s Parking Lot Held Not Compensable

The Supreme Court of South Dakota, affirming a decision by the state’s Department of Labor and Regulation, recently denied a death benefits claim filed by the personal representative of a woman shot and killed by her husband as she sat in her car in the employer’s parking lot during a regularly...

New Jersey: Employee May Not Recover for Injuries in Employer-Leased Parking Area

Because an employer did not control the garage where an employee parked, her route of ingress and egress from the parking garage to her office, and the adjacent public street where she was injured, was still part of her daily commute and injuries she sustained were not compensable, held the Supreme Court...