Workers' Compensation

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US: Claimant May Not Use Federal Court to Re-litigate Unsuccessful Comp Claim
Posted on 22 Nov 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed the dismissal of a plaintiff’s § 1983 [42 U.S.C.S. § 1983] civil rights claim that alleged that her employer and others had fraudulently influenced her and had conspired to interfere... Read More

The Salas Dilemma -- Full Frontal Assault on Workers’ Rights vs. Equitable Defenses to Illegal Conduct
Posted on 5 Jun 2014 by Karen C. Yotis

You be the judge in this controversial case involving what some call undocumented worker Armageddon Karen C. Yotis, Esq., a Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues... Read More

California Workers’ Comp Case Roundup (4/6/2015)
Posted on 6 Apr 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 80 No. 3 March 2015 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE... Read More

Workers’ Compensation, Return to Work, and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Posted on 8 Apr 2015 by Roger Rabb

Best practices for complying with the spirit and law of the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended in 2009 Roger Rabb, J.D., Special Correspondent for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter Employers dealing with injured workers... Read More

Illinois: Workers’ Comp Arbitrators Sue the Governor to Keep Their Jobs Post-Reform
Posted on 14 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The Springfield State-Journal Register reports that five appointed arbitrators on the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission, Kathleen A. Hagan, Joseph V. Prieto, Richard A. Peterson, Peter Akemann, and Gilberto Galicia, have sued Illinois Governor... Read More