Workers' Compensation

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Head Case: Some Funky Permanencies and a Disfigurement Admonishment in the First State
Posted on 14 Dec 2015 by Cassandra Roberts

This comes to us by way of Susan Ament of Morris James. Not like Susan to toot her own horn and in fact, this was sent to me by her paralegal. And when you are married to my brother, you get what I like to call “blog preference.” But I have... Read More

One More Sox Fan for Eternity: Delaware Work Comp Bar Mourns the Passing Of Raymond Radulski
Posted on 26 Feb 2014 by Cassandra Roberts

No one who is ordinary becomes a workers’ comp lawyer. And I may be biased here, but anyone who lives in our little “circle of friends”, as we sometimes call ourselves, will likely agree. Look around you, Delaware work comp bar—is... Read More

The Bangladesh Post: Spousal Benefits Less For illegals Per Delaware Death Statute
Posted on 22 Apr 2015 by Cassandra Roberts

It has been an exciting week for this blogger. On Tuesday a group of us (Matt Fogg, Julie Pezzner, Gary Baker, Susan Ament, Mike Owen and Andy Carmine) travelled to Washington, D.C. to observe a Supreme Court oral argument and spend a few cherished moments... Read More

All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth: Delaware IAB Addresses Claims of Narcotic-related Tooth Decay
Posted on 17 Dec 2015 by Cassandra Roberts

Today’s post comes to us by way of Fred Freibott and curiously, this case was already pulled to be featured on the blog, actually one of two cases on a related subject. As a legal pundit of sorts, I think of it as part of my role to identify “trending”... Read More

Like a Virgin: Delaware IAB Denies Surgery and What a Difference a Year Makes!
Posted on 18 Mar 2015 by Cassandra Roberts

Today’s post comes to us from my dear colleague Jessica Leigh Julian of Marshall Dennehy. And it seems to me that there have been a flurry of proud defense lawyers standing up against the call of the scalpel. Jess joins Wade Adams this week in a... Read More

From the Holland Inn of Court-- A Delaware Tutorial on Disfigurement
Posted on 9 Apr 2015 by Cassandra Roberts

Last night’s Randy J. Holland Workers’ Compensation Inn of Court featured a presentation on Legal Hearings, Motion Days and Disfigurement. We all enjoyed the skit and much valuable information (and heart-warming fellowship) was shared among... Read More

That Halloween Hi-Jinx Post ……and a Few More Dollars in Delaware
Posted on 3 Nov 2015 by Cassandra Roberts

So this post is an unabashedly shameful effort to highlight Matt Fogg’s daughters in their Halloween costumes. I give you Katelyn and Madesyn Fogg. Yes, they are as cute as the dickens, but I understand Matt also has a couple of really special cats... Read More

Refried Beans – Delaware Supreme Court Agrees to Re-visit the Mexican Take-out Case on UR Appeal Deadline
Posted on 22 Feb 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

In my post of 1/10/12 titled "A new Spin on Mexican take-out: Delaware Superior Court strikes 45 day UR appeal period as invalid", I alerted y'all to the ruling by Judge Streett on January 6, 2012, representing a consolidation of three cases... Read More

Back to the Future: A Retroactive Wage Adjustment in Delaware
Posted on 22 Sep 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

Mike Galbraith is the man of the hour. I always love being blessed by those who highlight significant developments in this recent case law for me. Or obscure or unique issues. Here is an issue for you: Average weekly wage is fleshed out at the time... Read More

Daddy’s Girl, Part 2: DE Superior Court Affirms IAB ruling on Statute of Limitations
Posted on 21 Aug 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

This post is a follow up to mine of 7/31/12— Not Just Another Dady’s Girl…. And a New Development on the Statute of Limitations in DE. I was happy to hear from claimant attorney Mike Sensor a few days ago, alerting me to the appellate... Read More

The Cruiser T Post…..and a Whitman Sampler of Motion Day Rulings in Delaware
Posted on 13 Apr 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

My big news? We adopted another rescue cat, a kitten actually. His name is Cruiser T, "Cruiser" in honor of the police vehicle which rescued him and "T" in honor of my husband Tom. The first week we had him, I was concerned that adding... Read More