Workers' Compensation

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District of Columbia: Denial of Continued TTD Benefits Appropriate Where Claimant Exaggerated Symptoms
Posted on 8 Jan 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

A District of Columbia appellate court held substantial evidence supported the CRB’s ruling that a workers’ compensation claimant had undergone a change in condition and was no longer totally disabled and no longer entitled to TTD benefits... Read More

Washington: Reopening Case Doomed Where No Objective Medical Evidence Indicated Worsening of Condition
Posted on 1 Feb 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

A Washington appellate court affirmed the dismissal of an employee’s application to reopen her workers’ compensation claim, reiterating that under Wash. Rev. Code § 51.32.160(1)(a), the employee must not only show a worsening of her condition... Read More

Kentucky: High Court Reiterates Four-Year Reopening Rule Does Not Always Refer to Date of Original Award
Posted on 9 Nov 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

Pursuant to Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 342.125(3), no claim may be reopened more than four years “following the date of the original award or order granting or denying benefits.” Where a worker’s original claim alleging a neck injury... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Gradual Worsening Over Time Constituted Change of Condition, Not New Injury
Posted on 13 Jul 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Change of Condition, Workers' Comp Fraud, and Tort Suit and Evidence of Workers' Comp Benefits. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Gradual Worsening Over Time Constituted Change of Condition, Not New Injury
Posted on 13 Jul 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Change of Condition, Workers' Comp Fraud, and Tort Suit and Evidence of Workers' Comp Benefits. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More