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Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Retaliatory Discharge; Employer Honestly Believed That Medical Condition Prevented Worker From Performing Duties

Larson's Spotlight on Retaliatory Discharge, Credibility of Witnesses, Notice of Injury, and Project Owner Liability. 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...

Evaluation and Weighing of Medical Opinion Evidence in Longshore Cases

By Yelena Zaslavskaya, Senior Attorney for Longshore, Office of Administrative Law Judges, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C. This paper highlights some of the considerations relevant to the determination of the probative value and relative evidentiary weight of medical opinions. [fn1] As...