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LexisNexis® Workers Compensation Law Community Podcast: Lex Larson on Matthew Bender's 125th Anniversary
Posted on 8 Nov 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

On this edition, Lex Larson, president of Employment Law Research Incorporated and the author of five Matthew Bender treatises helps commemorate the 125th anniversary of Matthew Bender by discussing his experiences writing the treatises over the years... Read More

Suin' Around
Posted on 4 Aug 2008 by Lex Larson

Suin' Around This song has more than you ever wanted to know about the intentional tort exception to the principle of workers' compensation exclusivity. Credits: Lyrics: Lex Larson. Vocals, guitar (Martin D-18 1995): Lex Larson. Bass (Kay... Read More

LexisNexis® Workers Compensation Law Community Podcast: Lex Larson on Matthew Bender's 125th Anniversary
Posted on 6 Nov 2012 by LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff

On this edition, Lex Larson, president of Employment Law Research Incorporated and the author of five Matthew Bender treatises helps commemorate the 125th anniversary of Matthew Bender by discussing his experiences writing the treatises over the years... Read More

The Masked Wrestler’s Lament
Posted on 25 Apr 2011 by Lex Larson

(Lyrics and Performance by Lex Larson) This moving ballad is inspired by an actual case: Gyarmati v. George E. Fern Co., 2002 Ohio 4323 (Ct. App. 2002) .* Set to one of the many versions of the traditional song “Red Rocking Chair,” the... Read More

Industrial Commission Fight Song
Posted on 24 Jun 2008 by Lex Larson

Industrial Commission Fight Song This song has everything you will ever need to know about the history of workers' compensation. Credits: Lyrics by Lex Larson. Vocals, banjo: Lex Larson. Drums, Euphonium, Backup Vocals: Todd Gambling. Guitar... Read More

OSHA Man Blues
Posted on 11 Dec 2008 by Lex Larson

OSHA Man Blues With music in traditional 12-bar blues, Lex Larson and his band present the "OSHA Man Blues". Credits: Vocal, bass: Lex Larson . Lead guitar: Ken Larson . Percussion, guitar: Todd Gambling. Legal disclaimer: The views expressed... Read More

Are You Odd Enough for Me?
Posted on 16 Sep 2010 by Lex Larson

This song brings into play the “Odd Lot Doctrine,” which, as many of you already know, is a widely accepted principle of workers’ compensation law. According to this doctrine, if you are so odd that no one will give you a job, then you... Read More

Workers’ Comp, Texas Style: A Highly Regulated System in a Pro-Business State
Posted on 26 Jul 2012 by Stuart D. Colburn

By Stuart D. Colburn and Albert Betts, Jr. Cotton, cattle and oil were the primary economic engines when Texas first adopted workers’ compensation. In the 100+ years since, the economy and workers’ compensation laws have changed dramatically... Read More

LexisNexis® Workers Compensation Law Community Podcast: Lex Larson on Matthew Bender's 125th Anniversary
Posted on 7 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff

On this edition, Lex Larson, president of Employment Law Research Incorporated and the author of five Matthew Bender treatises helps commemorate the 125th anniversary of Matthew Bender by discussing his experiences writing the treatises over the years... Read More

Making History: Celebrating 100 Years of Workers’ Compensation
Posted on 14 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Workers’ compensation was the first social reform in America. It was borne out of human suffering and pain and transformed into a beacon of hope and cooperation. The “Great Compromise” was built not only on the backs of American workers... Read More

Workers' Compensation in the United States: The First 100 Years
Posted on 14 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

By Alan Pierce The year 1911 saw the enactment of this country’s first state-based Workers’ Compensation laws. The effects of the Industrial Revolution begun some decades earlier made it necessary to change the way the costs associated... Read More

Workers' Compensation in the United States: The First 100 Years
Posted on 3 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

By Alan Pierce The year 1911 saw the enactment of this country’s first state-based Workers’ Compensation laws. The effects of the Industrial Revolution begun some decades earlier made it necessary to change the way the costs associated... Read More

Workers’ Comp, Texas Style: A Highly Regulated System in a Pro-Business State
Posted on 26 Jul 2012 by Stuart D. Colburn

By Stuart D. Colburn and Albert Betts, Jr. Cotton, cattle and oil were the primary economic engines when Texas first adopted workers’ compensation. In the 100+ years since, the economy and workers’ compensation laws have changed dramatically... Read More