Workers' Compensation

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On the Road Again: DE Supreme Court Comments on “A Veritable Potpourri of Exceptions to the ‘Going & Coming’ Rule”
Posted on 10 Apr 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

First, hats off to Mike Sensor for bringing this case to my attention. Second, props to defense attorney Maria Newill, scoring another victory for the employer. Our flavor of the day, as far as case law is concerned, is a recent release from the DE Supreme... 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

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: North Dakota Refuses to Adopt Positional Risk Doctrine
Posted on 20 Apr 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Positional Risk Doctrine, Medical Evidence, Total Permanent Disability, and Deviation From Employment. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson'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

Dust in the Wind…… and a Denial of Benefits in This Delaware Mesothelioma Case
Posted on 11 Apr 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

Well Gary Baker has gone and done it...... and it is so like my savvy and skilled friend to go where no man has gone before. Took the "last injurious exposure rule" and flipped it on its head. When he told me about today's case, James Moore... Read More