Beauty Is In the Eye…..A Primer On Delaware’s Bagley Analysis For Disfigurement

Another guest blogger today, and with today’s post comes some insight into the Bagley analysis for work comp, courtesy of Sheldon Saints. You may vaguely recall that Bagley is that case that more or less examines that portion of our disfigurement statute, 19 Del. Code Section 2326(f), [ enhanced...

Nickel and Dimed: Delaware Disfigurement Award for Systemic Nickel Poisoning

In my post of 8/15/13 ( Beauty is in the Eye….. A Primer on DE’s Bagley Analysis ), we took an in-depth look at the Bagley standard for disfigurement awards. You may vaguely recall that Bagley is that case that more or less examines that portion of our disfigurement statute, 19 Del. Code...

Ray’s Red Sox and a Home Run On the Bagley Analysis In a DE Disfigurement Case

I am rarely at a loss for words but with the sudden passing of Ray Radulski over the weekend, I really have nothing to bring to the table today. What a loss to the Delaware work comp bar. An appropriate tribute will follow later this week. Ray loved the Red Sox and thus this post has a title from a mind...

What’s In A Name? DE IAB Awards Max Disfigurement For Leg Under Bagley

Today’s case come to us via James Haley, a sometimes work comp lawyer who had a whopper of a disfigurement award and who was rightfully proud. For a background on how the law applies to disfigurement in cases of catastrophic injury, see my post of 8/15/13, Beauty is in the Eye: A Primer of Delaware’s...

Shining Scars and a Pocket Dictionary: Delaware IAB Awards a Staggering 427 Weeks for Disfigurement

I heard about this one courtesy of Mr. Brady as he was dipping out my Black Bean Sirloin Chili at last week’s Holland Inn of Court. Turns out he also likes cornbread and between compliments on my culinary skills, he wanted to make sure I was aware of our case du jour , Heather Stevens v. Sam’s...