Workers' Compensation

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Mississippi: Employee’s Tort Action Against Law Firm for Exposure to Toxic Mold Fails
Posted on 13 Sep 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of Mississippi recently reversed a trial court’s denial of a law firm’s motion to dismiss a civil action filed against it and the firm’s individual partners (and others) by two former employees where the plaintiffs... Read More

The Resiliency of the Exclusive Remedy Rule
Posted on 10 Dec 2012 by Thomas A. Robinson

Thomas A. Robinson on the Resiliency of the Exclusive Remedy Rule for Workers' Compensation, 2012 Emerging Issues 6792 . This commentary highlights the important components of the workers' compensation exclusive remedy defense and its principle... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Non-Dependent Spouse Precluded From Death Benefits and Barred From Bringing Death Claim
Posted on 15 Jun 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Non-Dependent Spouse and Death Benefits, Fraud and Surveillance Video, Tort Action Against Sole Proprietor, and Statute of Limitations for PTSD Claim. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about... 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 Cases: Survivors of Deceased Employee Allowed to Bring Tort Action Against Uninsured Employer
Posted on 22 Jun 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Tort Action Against Uninsured Employer, Illegal Aliens, Benefits for Old Workers, and Non-Dependent Spouse. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for... Read More