Workers' Compensation

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New York: Evidence Supported Finding That Worker Was Entitled Only to 15 Percent Loss of Wage-Earning Capacity
Posted on 23 Mar 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

The Workers’ Compensation Board properly ruled that a worker sustained a permanent partial disability not amenable to a schedule award and a 15% loss of wage-earning capacity under N.Y. Work. Comp. Law § 15(3)(w)(xii)—a finding that set... Read More

Mississippi: Return to Work at Same or Higher Wages Dooms PPD Claim
Posted on 8 Dec 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

Stressing that under the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Act—except for scheduled-member cases—indemnity benefits are made for diminished wage-earning capacity and not medical impairment, as such, a state appellate court affirmed the... Read More