Workers' Compensation

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Oklahoma: Supreme Court Strikes Down Yet Another Provision in State’s Comp Act
Posted on 15 Apr 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

In a split (7–2) decision, the Supreme Court of Oklahoma has struck down yet another provision of the state’s controversial 2013 “reform” of its workers’ compensation law. The provision, Okla. Stat. tit. 85A, § 45(C... Read More

Alabama: Trial Court Judge Rules State’s Workers’ Compensation Act Unconstitutional
Posted on 12 May 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

An Alabama Circuit Court Judge found unconstitutional two separate provisions of the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act—the $220 cap on weekly PPD benefits [Ala. Code § 25–5–68] and a 15 percent cap on attorneys’ fees... Read More

New York Court of Appeals Upholds ATF Deposit on PPD Cases
Posted on 16 Nov 2011 by Ronald Balter

By Ronald Balter, Esq. More than four years after the legislature enacted mandatory Aggregate Trust Fund deposits in all cases in which a claimant was classified as having a permanent partial disability after July 1, 2007 and involving a private workers'... Read More

New York Court of Appeals Upholds ATF Deposit on PPD Cases
Posted on 16 Nov 2011 by Ronald Balter

By Ronald Balter, Esq. More than four years after the legislature enacted mandatory Aggregate Trust Fund deposits in all cases in which a claimant was classified as having a permanent partial disability after July 1, 2007 and involving a private workers'... Read More