More from the Delaware Supreme Court: This Time It's All About the Money

A brand new release from the Delaware Supreme Court and some new law on the wage statute, 19 Del. Code Section 2302. Bravo to claimant attorney Yvonne Saville for her persuasive oral argument and what I suspect was a scrumptious brief. Here is the issue: if claimant is employed for 26 weeks prior to...

Back to the Future: A Retroactive Wage Adjustment in Delaware

Mike Galbraith is the man of the hour. I always love being blessed by those who highlight significant developments in this recent case law for me. Or obscure or unique issues. Here is an issue for you: Average weekly wage is fleshed out at the time an Agreement as to Compensation is tendered. A year...

Back to the Future: A Retroactive Wage Adjustment in Delaware

Mike Galbraith is the man of the hour. I always love being blessed by those who highlight significant developments in this recent case law for me. Or obscure or unique issues. Here is an issue for you: Average weekly wage is fleshed out at the time an Agreement as to Compensation is tendered. A...

Trusty Ruddy Does It Again—and a Thanksgiving Salute to Partial Disability in Delaware

You have to love Kris Starr. A former Hearing Officer for the Delaware IAB, Kris set his sights on private practice a few years ago, and with him he brought an encyclopedic understanding of the basics of the work comp law, as well as the intricacies that allow a practitioner to stand out. Kris sent me...

Trusty Ruddy Does It Again—and a Thanksgiving Salute to Partial Disability in Delaware

You have to love Kris Starr. A former Hearing Officer for the Delaware IAB, Kris set his sights on private practice a few years ago, and with him he brought an encyclopedic understanding of the basics of the work comp law, as well as the intricacies that allow a practitioner to stand out. Kris sent me...

As the Temperature Climbs, So Do the Rates: DE Dept. of Labor 2012-2013 Rates Released

I may be the lone wolf (along with Mike Sensor) here in the office this happy 5th of July, but nothing is gonna get past me and as the rest of you lay on those sweltering beaches, I am up on the skinny at the Department of Labor. Which is basically money, money and more of it....a whole new reason to...

As the Temperature Climbs, So Do the Rates: DE Dept. of Labor 2012-2013 Rates Released

I may be the lone wolf (along with Mike Sensor) here in the office this happy 5th of July, but nothing is gonna get past me and as the rest of you lay on those sweltering beaches, I am up on the skinny at the Department of Labor. Which is basically money, money and more of it....a whole new reason to...

The Second Time Around….and a DE Ruling on Average Weekly Wage and Incarceration

Love is lovelier, the second time around Just as wonderful, with both feet on the ground It's that second time you hear your love song sung Makes you think perhaps that love, like youth, is wasted on the young [Lyrics from: http://www.lyricsfreak.com/f/frank+sinatra/second+time+around+the_10122399...

The Second Time Around….and a DE Ruling on Average Weekly Wage and Incarceration

Love is lovelier, the second time around Just as wonderful, with both feet on the ground It's that second time you hear your love song sung Makes you think perhaps that love, like youth, is wasted on the young [Lyrics from: http://www.lyricsfreak.com/f/frank+sinatra/second+time+around+the_10122399...