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United States: Claimant Establishes Legal Pneumoconiosis in Spite of Conflicting Medical Evidence
Posted on 4 Jan 2019 by Thomas A. Robinson

A claimant, who smoked cigarettes and worked as a coal miner for 30 years and who developed severe breathing problems after he stopped working in the coal mines was properly awarded benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act, 30 U.S.C.S. § 901 et... Read More

Study Estimates Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Cost $250 Billion
Posted on 20 Jan 2012 by John Stahl

Comprehensive Look Shows Astronomical Increase By John M. Stahl, Esq. A study by J. Paul Leigh, Ph.D., estimates that direct and indirect costs of occupational injuries and injuries in 2007 was $250 billion. This is a 71-percent increase since 1992... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Court Questions Sufficient Nexus Where Injured Worker Hit by Car Returning From Physical Therapy Appointment
Posted on 4 May 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Intervening Cause, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Exclusive Remedy, and Offset. 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

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Court Questions Sufficient Nexus Where Injured Worker Hit by Car Returning From Physical Therapy Appointment
Posted on 4 May 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Intervening Cause, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Exclusive Remedy, and Offset. 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

Study Estimates Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Cost $250 Billion
Posted on 20 Jan 2012 by John Stahl

Comprehensive Look Shows Astronomical Increase By John M. Stahl, Esq. A study by J. Paul Leigh, Ph.D., estimates that direct and indirect costs of occupational injuries and injuries in 2007 was $250 billion. This is a 71-percent increase since 1992... Read More