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South Carolina Worker Recovers for Injuries Under "Bunkhouse" Rule

A migrant worker sustained a right ankle fracture when he fell on a wet sidewalk outside housing provided by his employer at a remote farm on St. Helena Island, South Carolina. The worker hadn't actually started work for the employer, having been hired earlier on the day of his fall. The housing...

Texas Appeals Panel Decision No. 100146 – Extent of Injury

By Stuart D. Colburn, Shareholder, Downs Stanford In Appeals Panel Decision 100146, t he issue reported out of the Benefit Review Conference is whether or not the compensable injury extended to and included “depressive reaction with anxiety (anxiety and depression), major depressive disorder...