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Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (9/16/2011) – Sale of Assets to "New" Employer Does Not Mean It is Responsible for 100 Percent of Hearing Loss Claim
Posted on 17 Sep 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Hearing Loss, Occupational Disease, Dismissal of Claim, Loss of Sight, and RICO. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More

Larson's Spotlight on Recent Cases: Federal RICO Cause of Action
Posted on 12 Nov 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on RICO, Ex Parte Communication, Penalties and Reemployment. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has... Read More

United States: Michigan Federal Court Reiterates that RICO May Not Be Used for Bad Faith Claims
Posted on 27 Jan 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

Citing two earlier precedents, a federal district court sitting in Michigan has once again ruled, in pertinent part, that racketeering activity leading to a loss or diminution of benefits that a plaintiff expects to receive under a state workers compensation... Read More

Denis Paul Juge on RICO and the Exclusive Remedy
Posted on 23 Jun 2010 by Denis Paul Juge

"The world of workers' compensation was knocked off course recently by an asteroid from the U.S. Sixth Circuit striking at the very core of the system - the exclusive remedy", writes Denis Paul Juge. "Former employees of a Michigan... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (9/16/2011) – Sale of Assets to "New" Employer Does Not Mean It is Responsible for 100 Percent of Hearing Loss Claim
Posted on 17 Sep 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Hearing Loss, Occupational Disease, Dismissal of Claim, Loss of Sight, and RICO. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More

Larson's Spotlight on Recent Cases: Federal RICO Cause of Action
Posted on 12 Nov 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on RICO, Ex Parte Communication, Penalties and Reemployment. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has... Read More

RICO Relief Denied: Are Employers at a Tipping Point for Brown v. Cassens-Type Lawsuits?
Posted on 23 Mar 2010 by Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.

Most large employers are well aware of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent denial of a petition that it rehear the 6th Circuit Court's ruling allowing the plaintiffs in Brown v. Cassens Transport Company to proceed with a workers' compensation... Read More