California Workers' Compensation Institute
CWCI Announces 2015 California Workers’ Comp Case Law Seminar

The California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) will conduct a one-day case law seminar in May in both Long Beach and San Francisco. The program will examine how recent trends in decisional law are affecting California workers’ compensation...

Maureen McGuire
Jury Hears Opening Statements In Suit Over Infant’s Brain Injury

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — (Mealey’s) Trial got under way March 4 with opening statements in the Florida 15th District Circuit Court for Palm Beach County in a suit alleging that injuries suffered by a now-17-year-old boy resulted from the unnecessary...

Larson's Spotlight
Alabama: Injuries Sustained During Recreational Horseback Ride Were Not Compensable

Injuries sustained by a Girl Scout camp business manager, when she was thrown from a horse during a recreational ride with other camp employees did not arise out of and in the course of the employment, held an Alabama appellate court. Quoting Larson’s...

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff
California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Friday, March 6, 2015

The Shepard's Link(TM) feature has created hyperlinks to www.lexis.com Find a LexisNexis Sales Representative ▪ Browse Legal Bookstore ▪ Search Court Records ▪ Feedback The CA e-Advance provides a business daily e-mail service to keep you...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Dear Judge Posner: We Are Not Weak

March 6, 2015 Hon. Richard A. Posner Room 2788F Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse 219 S. Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60604 Re: Bouras v. Holder , No. 14-2179 (Mar. 4, 2015) Dear Judge Posner: You owe over thirteen thousand...

Larson's Spotlight
Idaho: Continued Pain Does Not Contradict Finding That Worker Reached Maximum Medical Improvement

An injured worker’s contention that she still suffered significant pain was not sufficient to contradict the Commission’s finding that the worker had nevertheless reached a point of maximum medical improvement, held an Idaho court. In fact...