Workers' Compensation

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Massachusetts: University’s Control of Public Street Doesn’t Turn Street Into Its “Premises,” Injury Claim Barred by Going and Coming Rule
Posted on 20 Jun 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

In a decision designated as unpublished, the Appeals Court of Massachusetts held that an M.I.T. employee, who sustained injuries in an accident as he drove his motor scooter home from work, did not sustain an injury arising out of and in the course of... Read More

Louisiana: Casino Employee’s Parking Lot Injuries Found Compensable
Posted on 28 May 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A Louisiana court affirmed an award of workers’ compensation benefits to a casino employee who sustained neck injuries when, as she searched for a parking space in one of the casino’s parking lots where casino employees and employees of casino... Read More

Iowa: Occasional Work at Home Does Not Create Dual Employment Premises
Posted on 16 Oct 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

In a case of first impression in Iowa, a state appellate court held that catching up on occasional work at home or completing tasks at home that could be completed at the employer’s premises is an insufficient basis to find that an employee had... Read More

New Jersey: Slip and Fall in Elevator Lobby of Multi-Tenant Office Building is Not Compensable
Posted on 20 Mar 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

In an unpublished opinion, a New Jersey appellate court held that an employee who slipped and fell in front of a ground floor elevator in a multi-tenant office building while on her way to her upper-floor office did not suffer a compensable injury under... Read More

Vermont Workers’ Compensation Update July to September 2010
Posted on 11 Oct 2010 by Keith J. Kasper

Saffold v. Palmieri Roofing Inc. , Opinion No. 24-10WC (July 14, 2010). Defendant's motion for summary judgment on aggravation denied as discrepancies exist between expert opinions as to whether the degenerative condition is independent of the... Read More