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Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (9/16/2011) – Sale of Assets to "New" Employer Does Not Mean It is Responsible for 100 Percent of Hearing Loss Claim
Posted on 17 Sep 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Hearing Loss, Occupational Disease, Dismissal of Claim, Loss of Sight, and RICO. 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

Federal: D.C. Circuit Court Dismisses RICO Action for Alleged Tortious Conduct Related to Defense Base Act Claims
Posted on 12 Jun 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, affirmed in relevant part the dismissal of a class action lawsuit that alleged several government contractors, insurance companies, and third parties (“contractors”) had committed... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (9/16/2011) – Sale of Assets to "New" Employer Does Not Mean It is Responsible for 100 Percent of Hearing Loss Claim
Posted on 17 Sep 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Hearing Loss, Occupational Disease, Dismissal of Claim, Loss of Sight, and RICO. 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

CA: At Home Call Center Workers File Class Action Claiming AT&T Misclassified Them as Independent Contractors
Posted on 20 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

A California law firm, Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik , has filed a class action lawsuit against AT&T in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging that the wireless phone giant has violated the rights... Read More

OH: Injured Workers' Lawsuit Claims BWC Gives Bank a Cut of Workers' Comp Payments
Posted on 25 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

CLEVELHAND, OH - Courthouse News Service reports that a class action lawsuit brought by lead plaintiff Michael Cirino, an injured worker, alleges that the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, which requires Cirino to use a Chase Bank debit card to... Read More

D.C.: Court Grants Preliminary Approval of $72.5M Settlement in Class Action Against The Hartford
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On June 7, 2010, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut granted preliminary approval of a $72.5 million dollar settlement between The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. and a class of more that 21,000 members who... Read More