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Virginia: Shipyard Owed Duty of Care Not to Expose Worker’s Family Members to Asbestos Fibers on Worker’s Clothing
Posted on 19 Oct 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

Answering a restated certified question from the U.S. District Court (Eastern District of Virginia), the Supreme Court of Virginia, in a deeply divided 4-3 decision, held that an employer owed a duty of care to an employee's family member who alleged... Read More

Alabama: Asbestos-Related Claim Extinguished by Worker’s Death
Posted on 20 Jan 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

An Alabama employee’s claim for workers’ compensation benefits is extinguished by his or her death and the surviving spouse may not be substituted as a plaintiff under Rule 25 of the Alabama Rules of Civil Procedure, held a state appellate... Read More

Injuries From Trench Collapse Caused by Employer's Serious and Willful Misconduct: Cal. Comp. Cases February Advanced Postings (2/12/2015)
Posted on 12 Feb 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for February 2015 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2015 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More