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Arkansas: Injuries Sustained in Leap From Burning Building Were Not Compensable
Posted on 3 Aug 2021 by Thomas A. Robinson

In Arkansas, injuries sustained by an employee at a time when employment services are not being performed are generally not compensable [see Ark. Code Ann. § 11-9-102(4)(B)(iii) (Supp. 2019)]. Construing that rule, a state appellate court affirmed... Read More

Missouri: Prankster Denied Workers’ Comp Benefits After Starting Fire at Work
Posted on 28 Jun 2016 by Martin Klug

The Missouri Labor and Industrial Relations Commission denied benefits to a claimant who burned himself after he intentionally lit a can of industrial adhesive on fire to startle to a co-worker. The claimant lapsed into a coma as a result of his injuries... Read More