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United States: Employee Assigned by Personnel Agency May Not Sue “Borrowing” Firm in Negligence
Posted on 24 Aug 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

Construing California law, a federal district court granted summary judgment to a defendant company that had been sued by a worker who sustained injuries when one of the company’s employees “bumped” his forklift blade into the plaintiff... Read More

California: Dual Employment and the Six-Month Employment Requirement
Posted on 31 Oct 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

WCAB protects temporary and leased employees from shifting general and special employers who could game the system to avoid potential liability In Martinez v. Mass Precision , 2014 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS –, a split panel WCAB affirmed the... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (5/3/2013)
Posted on 3 May 2013 by LexisNexis Communities Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 78 No. 4 April 2013 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Exclusive Remedy Rule Bars Student Worker’s Tort Action
Posted on 6 Jan 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Jurisdiction, Dependency Benefits, and Aggravation of Original Injury. 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

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Exclusive Remedy Rule Bars Student Worker’s Tort Action
Posted on 6 Jan 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Jurisdiction, Dependency Benefits, and Aggravation of Original Injury. 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

Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/6/2010)
Posted on 6 Oct 2010 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here's the second batch of advanced postings for the October 2010 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the full headnotes and summaries for these cases. Granite State Insurance Company, administered by Chartis Claim,... Read More