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Montana: Civil Suit Fails Against Nurse Who Noted in Medical Record That Claimant Might Be Malingering
Posted on 14 Feb 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of Montana recently affirmed a trial court’s summary judgment order favoring a nurse who had been sued for defamation by a workers’ compensation claimant after the defendant nurse documented in the claimant’s medical... Read More

Hawaii: Exclusive Remedy Provision Does Not Bar Civil Actions for Harm to Employee’s Reputation
Posted on 11 May 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

The Hawaii Workers’ Compensation Act’s bar on claims for injuries incurred in the course of the employment does not extend to injuries to a person’s reputation, held the state’s Supreme Court. Accordingly, where two county employees... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight: Top 10 Cases for 2011 That You Should Know About
Posted on 7 Dec 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

It’s time to look back on the past year’s top cases to help us identify possible national trends. While many of these cases are state decisions, there are far reaching implications to be found in each of them. Here’s our selection for... Read More

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (3/18/2011)
Posted on 18 Mar 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Subsequent Injury, Accidental Injury, Unexplained Injury, Collateral Source, and Defamation Suit . Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight: Top 10 Cases for 2011 That You Should Know About
Posted on 7 Dec 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

It’s time to look back on the past year’s top cases to help us identify possible national trends. While many of these cases are state decisions, there are far reaching implications to be found in each of them. Here’s our selection for... Read More

FL: Employer Files Defamation Suit Against Injured Worker's Attorney
Posted on 21 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - The Palm Beach Post News reports that Altec, the employer of an illegal immigrant who was left paralyzed after a fall off a Palm City roof in 2006 and who is receiving workers' compensation benefits, has sued the injured worker's... Read More