Workers' Compensation

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Federal: Hospital Employee, Injured in Slip & Fall While Visiting Newborn Daughter, May Sue Employer in Tort
Posted on 21 Feb 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

Construing Massachusetts law, a federal district court recently denied an employer’s motion for summary judgment in a negligence action filed against the employer—a medical center—by an employee who slipped and fell on a wet floor in... Read More

Illinois: “Dual Capacity/Persona” Tort Action Against Morgan Stanley Fails
Posted on 20 Sep 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

Applying the state’s two-prong test to determine if the “dual capacity doctrine” could be utilized as an exception to the exclusive remedy provisions of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act, a state appellate court recently held... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Workers’ Comp Cases: Self-Insured Gets Hit in Blind Spot With Liability for Uninsured Motorist Benefits
Posted on 15 Dec 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Uninsured Motorist, Dual Persona, Compulsory Coverage, and Misrepresentation Defense. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More