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Ohio: Firefighter’s Decision to Take Low Paying Job as Deer Herder Nixes Claim for Working Wage Loss

An Ohio appellate court recently found that a magistrate had properly determined the facts and applied the appropriate law in finding that the Commission had not abused its discretion when it, in turn, found that the worker, a former firefighter, had not utilized his best efforts to obtain suitable employment...

North Carolina: Court Clarifies 50-Mile Limit as Related to an Offering of “Suitable” Employment

A job offered to a Kingsport, Tennessee resident that was located in Charleston, South Carolina did not constitute “suitable employment” within the meaning of N.C. Gen. Stat. § 97–2(22), held a North Carolina appellate court. At issue was whether the 50-mile limit designated within...