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Michigan: Truck Driver Held to Be Steel Company’s Employee for Exclusive Remedy Purposes
Posted on 24 Apr 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A driver who leased a semi-truck and trailer from one firm and, pursuant to an arrangement with a transportation broker, transported steel for the defendant corporation was the latter’s employee for purposes of workers’ compensation since... Read More

Michigan: The 94% Solution
Posted on 17 Jul 2015 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

By Joel Alpert and Richard Warsh [fn1] Michigan’s Workers’ Disability Compensation system was created to speed compensation to injured workers. The process and procedures in workers’ compensation proceedings are supposed to be as... Read More

Federal: District Court Finds Firm’s Truck Drivers Are Employees, Not Independent Contractors
Posted on 8 Aug 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

A federal district court held that a trucking company’s drivers were employees, rather than independent contractors where, among other things, none of the drivers maintained a separate trucking business, none held himself out to the public as a... Read More