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Lara’s Theme…. And a Victory For Her Daddy In This DE Compensability Case
Posted on 12 Jul 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

Today we have a guest blogger, claimant lawyer Sheldon Saints. He presents what we lawyers call a Reese case where priors are indicated and the issue is whether a work event aggravated, accelerated or exacerbated the work injury in question. I had asked... Read More

I Believe I Can Fly: A Song or a Theory of Compensability in Delaware?
Posted on 16 Sep 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

"I believe I can fly, I believe I can touch the sky......" R. Kelly Talk about flying-- well today's post is about a lady who tripped and fell and "went flying" and to hear her tell it, I think she did indeed touch the sky... Read More

Have Yourself a Merry Little Waiver: Referral of Medical Treatment for UR Concedes Causation in Delaware
Posted on 16 Dec 2015 by Cassandra Roberts

It is very fitting to feature a case involving UPS this time of year. I stumbled upon Paul Schneider v United Parcel Service , IAB#1283119 (12/1/15) and what makes this case a bit of a “re-gifting” is that it contains what most would think... Read More

The Perpetual Additur: A Short Survey of Delaware IAB Decisions Seeking Additional Body Parts
Posted on 22 Sep 2014 by Cassandra Roberts

I almost titled this post “Two out of Three Ain’t Bad” after one of my all-time favorite songs by Meat Loaf. What is it about work comp and what I would call the “perpetual additur”? That vexing habit of the injured worker... Read More

Christina’s World…… and the Ever-Generous Delaware Causation Threshold
Posted on 20 Oct 2014 by Cassandra Roberts

Today’s case du jour is inspired by Fred Freibott’s daughter Christina. She was Ivy League (field hockey) Player of the Week last week and has now been profiled in Sports Illustrated. Not only is she a hockey player par excellence, she is... Read More

I Believe I Can Fly: A Song or a Theory of Compensability in Delaware?
Posted on 16 Sep 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

"I believe I can fly, I believe I can touch the sky......" R. Kelly Talk about flying-- well today's post is about a lady who tripped and fell and "went flying" and to hear her tell it, I think she did indeed touch the sky... Read More