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Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: March to June 2011
Posted on 5 Oct 2011 by Keith J. Kasper

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DECISIONS Carr v. Verizon New England, Inc. , Opinion No. 8-11WC (Apr. 29, 2011). On cross motions for summary judgment Claimant's death claim fails as Claimant fails to show that his trip on a scheduled vacation date was related... Read More

VT: Gov. Announces Lower WC Insurance Rates
Posted on 31 Jan 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Montpelier, VA (CompNewsNetwork) - Governor Peter Shumlin announced today that for the fifth straight year workers’ compensation insurance rates will decline for most Vermont employers, effective April 1. “Vermont’s private sector... Read More

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: March to June 2011
Posted on 5 Oct 2011 by Keith J. Kasper

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DECISIONS Carr v. Verizon New England, Inc. , Opinion No. 8-11WC (Apr. 29, 2011). On cross motions for summary judgment Claimant's death claim fails as Claimant fails to show that his trip on a scheduled vacation date was... Read More

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: January to March 2011
Posted on 27 Apr 2011 by Keith J. Kasper

Anne Noonan has been named the new Commissioner of the Department of Labor. Ms. Noonan has experience in the VT workers' compensation arena with her prior work with the VSEA. Mary Sarazin, formerly an attorney with Chip Powell's office, has... Read More

Vermont Workers’ Compensation Update July to September 2010
Posted on 11 Oct 2010 by Keith J. Kasper

Saffold v. Palmieri Roofing Inc. , Opinion No. 24-10WC (July 14, 2010). Defendant's motion for summary judgment on aggravation denied as discrepancies exist between expert opinions as to whether the degenerative condition is independent of the... Read More

Vermont Workers’ Compensation Update: October to December 2010
Posted on 6 Jan 2011 by Keith J. Kasper

VERMONT SUPREME COURT DECISIONS McNally v. Department of PATH , 2010 VT 99 (Oct. 28, 2010). Court reverses and remands on direct appeal from Commissioner for error in application of legal analysis of compensability. "In performing this fundamental... Read More