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OH: JCARR Approves Rule on Lump Sum Payment for Workers Who Lose a Limb

COLUMBUS, OH - As reported in the Columbus Dispatch , the Ohio Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review met yesterday to review a wide variety of recent rule proposals, including a rule from the Bureau of Workers' Compensation regarding lump sum payments, instead of weekly installments, for workers...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Illegal Immigration Status Doesn’t Bar Benefits

Larson's Spotlight on Illegal Aliens, Rehabilitation Services, Lump Sum, and Heart Attack. 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. KS:...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Illegal Immigration Status Doesn’t Bar Benefits

Larson's Spotlight on Illegal Aliens, Rehabilitation Services, Lump Sum, and Heart Attack. 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. ...

United States: Comp Claimant’s Execution of Compromise and Release Containing General Release Barred Subsequent Federal Action Under ADA and Pennsylvania Human Relations Act

A federal district court recently held that plaintiff's execution of a Compromise and Release of his workers' compensation claim bars his right to raise claims under the ADA and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act. Accordingly, the federal court dismissed plaintiff’s case with prejudice...

Missouri: Court Compels Commission To Approve Settlement

A surviving widow negotiated with the employer to obtain a lump sum settlement but the Commission refused to approve the settlement and asserted that the agreement was not in accordance with her rights because it was less than the present value of the claim. Hinkle v A.B. Dick , WD 76952, 2014 Mo. App...