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North Carolina: Commission's Decision to Dismiss Claim With Prejudice Was not Supported by Record
Posted on 27 Jun 2020 by Thomas A. Robinson

A North Carolina appellate court reversed a decision by the state's Industrial Commission that had dismissed with prejudice an employee's injury claim for her failure to comply with discovery orders. Finding that there had been no showing that... Read More

South Dakota: Department of Labor Construed State's "No Progress" Rule Too Narrowly
Posted on 27 Apr 2020 by Thomas A. Robinson

In a case of first impression, the Supreme Court of South Dakota held that the state's Department of Labor had erred when it determined that there had been no activity in the record of a case for more than one year, such that the claim could be dismissed... Read More

Kansas: Split Supreme Court Mulls Over “No Progress” Statute
Posted on 26 Apr 2019 by Thomas A. Robinson

The Kansas “no progress” statute, Kan. Stat. Ann. § 44-523(f)(1), prohibits an administrative law judge from affirmatively allowing an extension to a claimant who fails to move for that extension within three years of the initial filing... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (3/15/2011)
Posted on 15 Mar 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the March 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. subscribers can link to the cases below to read the complete headnotes and summaries. Francisco Costa , Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation... Read More