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MO: Personal Comfort Doctrine Allows Benefits For Making Coffee At Work

Missouri reform narrowed the definition of accident and left unresolved whether accidents arising out of activities that were not part of an employee’s direct job duties were still compensable. A hazard of employment may still arise under employment under the personal comfort doctrine, even if...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Claimant Not Entitled to Permanent Total Disability Under Odd-Lot Rule

Larson's Spotlight on Odd-Lot, Statute of Limitations, Agricultural Employer, and Hazard of Employment. 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...

Missouri: Chasing Bad Guy Arises Out of Employment

A robber wearing a ski mask and carrying a box cutter demanded claimant turn over his employer's money. When the employer had only $1 on premises, the robber stole claimant's cell phone and fled. The robber dropped the cell phone but when claimant tried to pick it up he slipped and fell and hurt...