Workers' Compensation

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FL: Employer Files Defamation Suit Against Injured Worker's Attorney
Posted on 21 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - The Palm Beach Post News reports that Altec, the employer of an illegal immigrant who was left paralyzed after a fall off a Palm City roof in 2006 and who is receiving workers' compensation benefits, has sued the injured worker's... Read More

CA: Illegal Immigrant to Sue Employer for Electric Shock Injury
Posted on 18 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

ESCONDIDO, CA - An illegal immigrant is suing the owner of a horse boarding ranch in Escondido, CA, this after his employer threatened to deport him after he sustained severe finger injuries after being shocked by electricity while using a horse walking... Read More

OH: Bill to End Workers’ Comp for Illegal Immigrants Stirs Controversy
Posted on 1 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

COLUMBUS , OH – The Dayton Daily News reports that Senate Bill 238 could end workers’ comp benefits for illegal immigrants, but critics say the bill won’t curb illegal immigration in Ohio and it punishes the injured worker. Read More

MA: Democratic-Controlled House Narrowly Defeats Bill to Block Illegal Immigrant Benefits
Posted on 29 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

BOSTON, MA - The Boston Globe reports that the Democrat-controlled House yesterday narrowly defeated a bill to block public benefits, including workers' compensation, for illegal immigrants. Read More