Workers' Compensation

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Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Employer Not Responsible for Unrelated Coronary Bypass Surgery
Posted on 18 Feb 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Medical Treatment for Unrelated Condition, Going and Coming, Statute of Limitations for Misdiagnosed Condition, and Exclusive Remedy Rule. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas... Read More

Workers’ Compensation Coverage for Student-Athletes?
Posted on 23 Sep 2011 by John Stahl

Civil Rights Expert Says Generating Billions in Revenue for NCAA and Universities Should Trigger Employee Status By John M. Stahl, Esq. An article that civil-rights historian Taylor Branch wrote for the October 2011 edition of The Atlantic magazine... Read More

Franchisee as Independent Contractor or Employee?
Posted on 5 Nov 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

This noteworthy California WCAB panel decision will be added to the LexisNexis Services. Employment Relationships; Employees; Franchisees. California WCAB reversed WCJ’s finding that applicant was a janitorial franchisee/independent contractor... Read More

Kentucky: Nurture versus Nature and the Independent Contractor: Gogel v. Hancock
Posted on 21 Jan 2012 by Roland Legal PLLC

Gogel v. Hancock , NO. 2011-CA-001143-WC, 2011 Ky. App. LEXIS 249 (Ky. App. 2011) (Designated to be published): Public policy does not mandate that a specific “nature of the work” test be applied in determining whether a worker is an employee... Read More