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Special Mission Exception to Going and Coming Rule Rejected in Claim for Car Accident on Way to Work: Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (9/6/2012)

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the September 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnote and summary. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Robert Flores , Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation...

Has the Going and Coming Rule Become Outdated?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

Defense Attorney Not on Special Mission When Injured: Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (2/28/2013)

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the March 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Tara Gellman, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation...

Pennsylvania: Safety Meeting Held Before Shift Does Not Create Special Mission

A Pennsylvania appellate court affirmed a decision by the state’s Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board that denied a claim of an employee who sustained injuries in an auto accident as he traveled to a safety meeting held before the beginning of one of his work shifts. The court reasoned that...