Workers' Compensation

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Federal: Issue of Fact Regarding Control Means Tort Action May Proceed Against General Contractor
Posted on 22 Jan 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

Where a subcontractor’s worker sustained serious injuries when he attempted to use a grinder—owned by the project’s contactor and which did not have a required safety guard—and where there was a conflict in the evidence as to whether... Read More

Florida: Court Indicates There is a Presumption Against “Borrowed Servant” Status
Posted on 13 Dec 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

Quoting Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law , a Florida appellate court reversed a trial court’s ruling that a firm was immune from tort liability because the injured party was its “borrowing servant.” The appellate court... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (8/19/2011) – He May Not Be Larry the Cable Guy, But This “Cable Guy" is Employee, Not Independent Contractor
Posted on 19 Aug 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Employment Status, Fraud, Statute of Limitations, Borrowed Servant, and Jurisdiction. 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