Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (5/31/2010)

Larson’s Spotlight on Sheepherder’s Death in Recreational/Social Event, Employee vs. Independent Contractor (Tattoo Artist, Sheetrock Worker), Co-Worker as Uninsured Motorist, and Return to Work/Light Work Duties. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about...

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (11/19/2010)

Larson's Spotlight on Psychiatric Injury, Domestic Servant, Tort Claim, Employee Status, and LHWCA Coverage. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has compiled the list below...

U.S. High Court Upholds Ruling Treating Medical Residents As Employees

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 11 upheld a U.S. Treasury Department determination that medical residents should be treated as full-time employees when it comes to payroll taxes ( Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, et al. v. United States , No. 09...

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (7/15/2011) – Truck Driver’s Tort Action For Fall From Employer’s Helicopter While Deer Netting In Mexico Survives Summary Judgment

Larson's Spotlight on Tort Action, Lost Wages, Rehire, Employment Status, and Rehabilitation Benefits. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has compiled the list below....

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (8/19/2011) – He May Not Be Larry the Cable Guy, But This “Cable Guy" is Employee, Not Independent Contractor

Larson's Spotlight on Employment Status, Fraud, Statute of Limitations, Borrowed Servant, and Jurisdiction. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has compiled the list below...

Split Panel Finds Independent Contractor Status for Auto Body Repairer: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (9/26/2012)

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the October 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnote and summary . © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Edmond Ziraki , Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation...

Larson's Spotlight on Recent Cases: Federal RICO Cause of Action

Larson's Spotlight on RICO, Ex Parte Communication, Penalties and Reemployment. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has compiled the list below. US: State Cannot...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Mother of Injured Worker Dies From Stress Related to Comp Claim

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Fraud, Forfeiture of Future Disability Rights, and Extraordinary and Unusual. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has compiled the...

NY Court Says Unpaid Intern Not Protected by Harassment Laws

The employment-discrimination laws have been expanding since their creation. And, most of the time, that’s a good thing. But there are times when I wonder, “Have we gone too far?” There was the bullying craze a few years ago, when there was a push to make bullying in the workplace unlawful...

OK: Moonlighting Sheriff’s Office Major Was Employee of Restaurant When He Was Shot and Robbed

Finding that the “plain, clear, unmistakable, unambiguous, mandatory, and unequivocal language” of 85 O.S. 2011 § 313(G) mandated that private employers, hiring off-duty municipal employees, should alone be responsible for the payment of workers’ compensation benefits arising from...

Iowa: Subjective Intent Does Not Ordinarily Determine the Issue of Employment Status

An Iowa appellate court held that substantial evidence supported the workers' compensation commissioner's conclusion that an injured worker who worked for an hourly wage as a carpenter, at sites and times dictated by the employer, was an employee rather than an independent contractor since the...

Penalty for Abruptly Withdrawing Authorization for Opioid Pain Medication: Cal. Comp. Cases July Advanced Postings (7/16/2014)

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for July 2014 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2014 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. County of Riverside, PSI, Petitioner v...