Workers' Compensation

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Celebrating the Centennial Anniversary of Vermont Workers’ Compensation Act
Posted on 11 Aug 2015 by Keith J. Kasper

Conference September 15 | Special Edition VBA Journal | Educational Outreach General Contact: Keith Kasper, Esq., McCormick Fitzpatrick Kasper & Burchard, P.C. (802) 863-3494 , kjk@mc-fitz.com (see below for contacts for specific initiatives and... Read More

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: January to March 2016
Posted on 20 Apr 2016 by Keith J. Kasper

This list of recent noteworthy cases was compiled by Keith J. Kasper of McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Buchard, PC. The Voice of The Department, Ellen Gonyaw, the receptionist, has retired after almost 9 years to move to Maine to open... Read More

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: October to December 2014
Posted on 7 Jan 2015 by Keith J. Kasper

This list of recent noteworthy cases was compiled by Keith J. Kasper of McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Buchard, PC. The long awaited proposed re-write of the VT WC Rules has been unveiled and will be ready for public comment soon. ... Read More

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: April to June 2014
Posted on 3 Jul 2014 by Keith J. Kasper

This list of recent noteworthy cases was compiled by Keith J. Kasper of McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Buchard, PC. DEPARTMENT DECISIONS Brodeur v Energizer Battery Manufacturing, Inc. , Opinion No. 6-14 (Apr. 2, 2014). Treating... Read More

Vermont Workers’ Compensation Update: January to March 2015
Posted on 1 Apr 2015 by Keith J. Kasper

This list of recent noteworthy cases was compiled by Keith J. Kasper of McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Buchard, PC. Julie Mercier of Williamstown, VT, has joined the staff at the Department as a Workers’ Compensation Specialist... Read More

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: January to March 2012
Posted on 6 Apr 2012 by Keith J. Kasper

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DECISIONS Touchette v Vermont Slate and Roofing , Opinion No. 1-12WC, 2012 VT Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 5 (Jan. 13, 2012). In 2007, Claimant, a New York resident, suffers a work-related back injury in Vermont with a Vermont employer. In... Read More

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: October to December 2012
Posted on 10 Jan 2013 by Keith J. Kasper

VERMONT SUPREME COURT DECISIONS Estate of Dunn v. Windham Northeast Supervisory Union , 2012 VT 93 (2012) . Section 624(e) does not allow for reimbursement to the workers' compensation carrier for payment from life insurance policy "because... Read More