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Sex, Lies and Videotape: Injured worker's pornographic videos posted on the Internet show violation of his medical restrictions

Note: This is the first in a series on the use of the Internet and social media as evidence in workers’ compensation cases. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, has said “You have one identity. The days of you having a different image for your work friends or co-workers and for the other...

MO: Dealing With the Difficult Pro Se Claimant

The difficult pro se claimant presents unique challenges to resolve Missouri worker's compensation claims. What are the common problems faced by employers dealing with the difficult unrepresented claimant? It's not about the money. Sometimes, it isn't. A claimant's resistance to...

Has the Going and Coming Rule Become Outdated?

A well-known personal injury attorney once said, “If I have to explain away more than three concerns in my own mind when deciding to take a case, then it is probably not a case I want to take”. Another way of saying this would be, when there are three exceptions to a rule, maybe the reliability...

Nebraska: Internet Search for Registered Sex Offenders Leads to Workplace Assault

A Nebraska appellate court affirmed the denial of workers’ compensation benefits for an employee who sustained injuries to his nose, clavicle and shoulder when he was assaulted on the employer’s premises by a co-worker wielding a brass hammer. Prior to the incident, the two had little contact...