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TX: Supreme Court to Hear Case of Injured Traveling Saleswoman With Home Office

AUSTIN, TX - The Statesman reports that the Texas Supreme Court will hear the appeal of Liana Leordeanu, a traveling saleswoman who was injured in a car accident while driving from a business appointment to her home office and who was denied workers' compensation benefits. Leordeanu v. American...

Workers’ Compensation and Home Office Injuries: Dogged Claimant One Step Closer to Victory in Oregon

By Karen Yotis, Esq. Traditional approaches to precepts as basic as ‘course and scope of employment’ and ‘traveling employee’ may be going to the dogs in Oregon because of a claim involving an interior decorator whose Home Sweet Home also functioned as her Home Sweet Office...

New Jersey Court Affirms Death Benefits Award for Pulmonary Embolism Caused by Unusual Level of Inactivity

Introduction When my mentor, Arthur Larson, finished the first edition of his oft-cited treatise on workers' compensation law nearly sixty years ago, the "typical" American worker spent his or her work day in a factory, mill, or on a construction site. Much has changed. The Larson "Treatise"...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Exclusive Remedy Rule Bars Student Worker’s Tort Action

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Jurisdiction, Dependency Benefits, and Aggravation of Original Injury. 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...

Has the Going and Coming Rule Become Outdated?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...