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Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (9/23/2011) – Robberies Were Normal Condition of Work, So Mental Injury Claim Not Allowed
Posted on 23 Sep 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Mental Injury, Jurisdiction, Disqualification for Benefits, Evidence of Disability, and Pain Impairment. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for... Read More

New York: Claimant’s Motorcycle Riding Disqualifies Him From Benefits
Posted on 29 Apr 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

The Board was justified in finding claimant had violated N.Y. Work. Comp. Law § 114-a and should be disqualified from receiving wage replacement benefits where the claimant represented to an orthopedic surgeon that he could not do anything more than... Read More

California: DWC/WCAB Policy and Procedure Manual Revised
Posted on 25 Mar 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Attention Lexis Online Subscribers: Citations link to lexis.com. Bracketed citations link to Lexis Advance. The Division of Workers’ Compensation and the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board have released the 2013 Revision of the DWC/WCAB... Read More

New Rules of OALJ Rules of Practice and Procedure Increase Powers to Administrative Law Judges
Posted on 22 Feb 2016 by John Kawczynski

By John E. Kawczynski, Field & Kawczynski, LLC, South Amboy, New Jersey In his commentary “ About Time! New ALJ Regulations Finally Final , ” Tom Fitzhugh examined how the new “Rules of Practice and Procedure for Administrative... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (10/14/2011) – Hospice Nurse Distracted by Cell Phone Receives Compensation Benefits From Auto Crash
Posted on 14 Oct 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Cell Phone, Coal Dust, Neck Injury, Disqualification to Benefits, and Surviving Spouse Entitlement to Death Benefits. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff... Read More

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (11/5/2010)
Posted on 5 Nov 2010 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Misrepresentation, Spoliation of Evidence, Marital Relationship, Drug Test, and Disqualification. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (9/23/2011) – Robberies Were Normal Condition of Work, So Mental Injury Claim Not Allowed
Posted on 23 Sep 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Mental Injury, Jurisdiction, Disqualification for Benefits, Evidence of Disability, and Pain Impairment. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (10/14/2011) – Hospice Nurse Distracted by Cell Phone Receives Compensation Benefits From Auto Crash
Posted on 14 Oct 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Cell Phone, Coal Dust, Neck Injury, Disqualification to Benefits, and Surviving Spouse Entitlement to Death Benefits. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff... Read More