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WI: Workplace Bullying Bill Would Provide Civil Remedy for Employees
Posted on 9 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

MADISON, WI - Employers would no longer be protected by the exclusive remedy rule of workers' compensation if Assembly Bill 894 is passed by the legislature. It would make Wisconsin the first state in the nation to pass such legislation. Source... Read More

PA: Wrongful Death Case Involving Minor Allegedly Intoxicated at Work Poses Interesting Workers' Comp Question
Posted on 26 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

WESTMORELAND COUNTY, PA - A wrongful death action against the owners of a Ramada Inn for allegedly allowing a 17-year-old employee to drink on the job and then drive home drunk with tragic consequences raises an interesting question about how Pennsylvania... Read More

FL: Lawsuit Filed Against Publix Over Fatal Shooting of Employee by Co-Worker
Posted on 1 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

PINELLAS COUNTY, FL - The Hernando Today reports a lawsuit has been filed by the estate of Greg Janowski, a Publix employee who was fatally shot in the store's parking lot by a co-worker, alleging that Publix knew of the threats made by the co-worker... Read More

GA: Exclusive Remedy Bars Lawsuit Brought by Widow of Courthouse Shooting Victim
Posted on 1 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The Georgia Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court ruling and held the exclusive remedy rule barred a lawsuit brought by a widow of a policeman who was shot by a defendant during his escape from the courthouse. Source: Law.com Read More

TX: Exclusive Remedy Rule Barred Injured Worker's Civil Lawsuit
Posted on 31 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

JEFFERSON COUNTY, TX - The Southeast Texas Record reports that the Ninth District Court of Appeals of Texas affirmed a ruling that the exclusive remedy provision of the Texas Workers Compensation Act barrred an employee from suing his employer after snagging... Read More