Workers' Compensation

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Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: On-Call Surgical Technician’s Claim Not Barred by Going and Coming Rule
Posted on 22 Mar 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Going and Coming, Retaliation, Lyme Disease, and Exclusive Remedy. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation... Read More

CA: Adam Dombchik Wins State Bar Award: Applicant’s Attorney of the Year
Posted on 20 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The Workers' Compensation Section of the State Bar of California has selected Southern California's workers' compensation specialist Adam Dombchik as its 2011 Applicant's Attorney of the Year. The award was presented at the State Bar's... Read More

Understanding Geographic Variation in the Use of Treatment Guidelines for Occupational Injuries
Posted on 5 Feb 2015 by Thomas A. Robinson

Greater medical consensus could reduce geographic variability A recent study published by the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine suggests that there is geographic variation in the use of medical treatment guidelines that reaches... Read More

Morbidity, Disability, Cost, Pain & Distress: Exposing the True Burden of Workers’ Compensation
Posted on 30 Jul 2017 by Karen C. Yotis

By Karen C. Yotis, Esq., Feature Resident Columnist, LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter A resolute new analytic essay about the substantial impact that the underestimation of workers’ comp risk has on national welfare and public... Read More

“Out Front Ideas with Kimberly and Mark” Series Promises Cutting-Edge Workers' Compensation-Related Content
Posted on 27 Feb 2015 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

ST. LOUIS (February 26, 2015) – Kimberly George and Mark Walls announced today that they will join forces to host a regular, complimentary webinar series and interactive forum called "Out Front Ideas with Kimberly and Mark." The series... Read More

New Study Shows Earnings Losses Persist Much Longer After Work-Related Injury, Even for Minor Injuries
Posted on 24 Sep 2014 by Thomas A. Robinson

Income benefits paid to workers through the workers’ compensation system replace a smaller fraction of lost income benefits than previously believed Thomas A. Robinson, J.D., the Feature National Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation... Read More

Opt Outs Panels at WCRI Conference Sidestep Unresolved Issues of How States Can Relinquish Control of Workers’ Compensation
Posted on 25 Mar 2016 by Jennifer Jordan

Opt-out cannot become a viable alternative to problematic state systems until a reasonable balance is attained between the interests of injured workers and employers alike By Jennifer C. Jordan, Esq., General Counsel, MEDVAL LLC As opt-out discussions... Read More

Trends to Watch in Workers’ Compensation Law
Posted on 7 Feb 2017 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

At the National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference last November, Brad Bleakney, a partner with Bleakney & Troiani, and Lora Northen, a Shareholder with Capehart Scatchard, led a seminar on recent trends in workers’ compensation... Read More

Federal: Sixth Circuit Reiterates that RICO is Not Available to Workers’ Comp Claimants
Posted on 23 May 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

Referring to its en banc decision in Jackson v. Sedgwick Claims Management Servs ., 731 F.3d 556 (6th Cir. 2013), cert. denied , 2014 U.S. LEXIS 3239 (May 5, 2014), the 6 th Circuit Court of Appeals has held that a worker’s alleged injury consisting... Read More

CALIFORNIA TOP CASES, powered by California Compensation Cases (updated 7/31/2010)
Posted on 24 Mar 2010 by California Compensation Cases Staff

If you're a subscriber, click on the links to access cases within your subscription plan. Note that expert commentary articles can be accessed for an additional fee on . If you're not a subscriber, please contact... Read More

The Top 10 Bizarre Workers’ Compensation Cases for 2015
Posted on 3 Jan 2016 by Thomas A. Robinson

Last November, I had the pleasure of speaking at the 24th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference in Las Vegas. My session was a spin-off of what has become one of my most popular annual blog offerings—a presentation... Read More

National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference November 19-21, 2014
Posted on 4 Aug 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

LexisNexis is once again partnering with the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference ® to provide top quality education and valuable insights on the industry’s hottest legal issues straight from your favorite LexisNexis... Read More

Workers Memorial Day: Honoring the Dead as We Fight for the Living
Posted on 28 Apr 2014 by Karen C. Yotis

Karen C. Yotis, Esq., a Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’ comp world. 25 Years of Speeches and Bells The key... Read More