Workers' Compensation

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Idaho: Statutory Employer Not Liable for Comp Payments When Injured Worker’s Employment by Direct Employer Deemed “Casual”
Posted on 6 Dec 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

Acknowledging that the concept of a statutory employer is to prevent an employer from avoiding liability under the workers’ compensation statutes by sub-contracting the work to others, the Supreme Court of Idaho recently held nevertheless that a... Read More

Idaho: Continued Pain Does Not Contradict Finding That Worker Reached Maximum Medical Improvement
Posted on 6 Mar 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

An injured worker’s contention that she still suffered significant pain was not sufficient to contradict the Commission’s finding that the worker had nevertheless reached a point of maximum medical improvement, held an Idaho court. In fact... Read More

Idaho: Employer Saddled With $21,000 Life Flight Bill for Employee’s Cut Finger
Posted on 10 Jul 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

An uninsured employer is required to pay $21,201 for Life Flight helicopter services in connection with injuries sustained by a part-time irrigator at the employer’s farm. The employee severely cut the tip of his left “pinky” finger... Read More