Workers' Compensation

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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

The Company Outing: Course of Employment Issues
Posted on 18 May 2012 by Robin E. Kobayashi

Summer is right around the corner, and with it comes annual company picnics, baseball games, parties and the like. These types of events raise a host of workers’ comp issues for employers. For example, last week my manager took our entire team... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Presumption of Compensability for Court Reporter’s On-the-Job Aneurysm
Posted on 13 Jan 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Presumption of Compensability, Social Security Offset, Exclusive Remedy and Co-Employee Immunity, and Retaliatory Discharge. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (3/15/2011)
Posted on 15 Mar 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the March 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases below to read the complete headnotes and summaries. Francisco Costa , Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Presumption of Compensability for Court Reporter’s On-the-Job Aneurysm
Posted on 13 Jan 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Presumption of Compensability, Social Security Offset, Exclusive Remedy and Co-Employee Immunity, and Retaliatory Discharge. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the... Read More

The Company Outing: Course of Employment Issues
Posted on 18 May 2012 by Robin E. Kobayashi

Summer is right around the corner, and with it comes annual company picnics, baseball games, parties and the like. These types of events raise a host of workers’ comp issues for employers. For example, last week my manager took our entire... 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

MO: Personal Comfort Doctrine Allows Benefits For Making Coffee At Work
Posted on 24 Feb 2011 by Martin Klug

Missouri reform narrowed the definition of accident and left unresolved whether accidents arising out of activities that were not part of an employee’s direct job duties were still compensable. A hazard of employment may still arise under employment... Read More