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A River Runs Through It…… Not in this Little Ditty about Mold Exposure in Delaware
Posted on 1 Mar 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

Today's case comes courtesy of Bob Richter of Elzufon, Austin, Tarlov & Mondell. It is an occupational disease/toxic exposure case which went to the Board last summer and for which the Motion for re-Argument was denied in late November. I have... Read More

Missouri: No Future Medical From Pig Work
Posted on 27 Jul 2013 by Martin Klug

The Commission reversed an award for future medical benefits to a pig farm worker with Legionnaire’s Disease who lapsed into a coma and spent 6 weeks unconscious. Navis v Premium Standard Farms, 2013 MOWCLR Lexis 128 (lexis.com), 2013 MOWCLR Lexis... Read More

Sarcoidosis, Sleep Apnea, Obesity….. Anything but Asbestosis in this DE IAB Victory for Employers
Posted on 4 Mar 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

It's a funny thing. You can go years without a sarcoidosis case and then you have two in the space of less than a week. Friday's post, A River Runs Through It (3/1/13) was about the denial of a claim for sarcoidosis. In yet another employer victory... Read More

I Can See Clearly Now, Just Can’t Hear So Good
Posted on 12 Jun 2012 by Stephen C. Embry

By Stephen Embry, Embry and Neusner, Groton, Connecticut In the study of the law styled jurisprudence, there are many schools of thought. Some students of the law believe that past cases predict the future and that precedent must prevail. In this... Read More

Chicken Impossible: Second Time’s a Charm for Avian Flu Case in Delaware
Posted on 1 Mar 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

While it is not yet Easter, tis the season where my thoughts turn to the Easter Basket-and ever since I was a toddler, my favorite has always been the marshmallow peeps. I love peeps and could easily eat a box of 12 in one sitting. The Queen Mother's... Read More

Just a Few Too Many Kodak Moments in This DE Occupational Disease Case
Posted on 11 Mar 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

I am really on a roll when it comes to occupational disease. No, I am not talking about my (unimpeachable) track record at the IAB; I am talking about a flurry of posts on exposure here in the First State. Today's case is so special, so multi-faceted... Read More