Workers' Compensation

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New York: Medical Testimony as to Possible Causes of Heart Attack Did Not Meet Evidentiary Standard
Posted on 9 Jun 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

The New York Workers’ Compensation Board erred when it found that a corrections officer's work activities were causally connected to his myocardial infarction where the employer’s medical expert opined that the infarction was not caused... Read More

Missouri: Split Supreme Court Awards Bills on Hypertensive Event
Posted on 7 Jul 2016 by Martin Klug

The Missouri Supreme Court reversed a denial of benefits in a divided 4-3 opinion and found there was sufficient evidence in an expert’s written report to find medical causation, despite the fact the ALJ, the Commission, and the Court of Appeals... Read More

Florida: Heart-Lung Presumption Successfully Rebutted in Corrections Officer Claim
Posted on 20 Apr 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

A Florida judge of compensation claims improperly credited the testimony offered by an expert medical advisor (EMA) where the physician based his opinion on an assumption that a correctional officer suffered a heart attack after several years of working... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Claimant Not Entitled to Permanent Total Disability Under Odd-Lot Rule
Posted on 27 Jan 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Odd-Lot, Statute of Limitations, Agricultural Employer, and Hazard of Employment. 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

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (7/14/2011) – What a Trio! Acting Judge, Police Officer, and Corrections Officer All Facing Workers’ Compensation Problems
Posted on 15 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Claimant Not Entitled to Permanent Total Disability Under Odd-Lot Rule
Posted on 27 Jan 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Odd-Lot, Statute of Limitations, Agricultural Employer, and Hazard of Employment. 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