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Employer’s Failure to Buy Backup Alarm Resulted in Crush Injury to Crane Operator’s Hand: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (9/30/2015)
Posted on 30 Sep 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the October 2015 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2015 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

Virginia: Violation of Safety Rule Nixes Workers’ Comp Benefits
Posted on 20 Feb 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A Virginia appellate court has affirmed a denial of workers’ compensation benefits to a claimant because the claimant committed a willful breach of a workplace safety rule at the time he was injured. The court held that the record supported a finding... Read More

Ohio: Absence of Hook Latch on Hoisting Crane Not a Violation of Specific Safety Requirement
Posted on 4 Dec 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

The Ohio Industrial Commission abused its discretion when it determined that an employer violated the safety regulations in Ohio Adm. Code 4123:1–5–14(G)(1) by failing to repair or replace a crane hook that was missing a safety latch and those... Read More