Workers' Compensation

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New York: Special Employer Is Immune From Tort Liability Related to Temporary Employee’s Injuries
Posted on 18 Sep 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

Stating the general rule, that for purposes of the N.Y. Workers’ Compensation Law, the receipt of workers’ compensation benefits from a general employer precludes an employee from commencing a negligence action against the special employer... Read More

New Jersey: Golf Course Superintendent’s Tort Action for Bunkhouse Injury Barred by Exclusivity
Posted on 12 Sep 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

Applying Professor Larson’s three-part test for assessing whether a special employee relationship has formed, a New Jersey appellate court found that a golf course superintendent was the employee of both a management company that operated a golf... 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

Massachusetts: “Alternative Employer Endorsement” in Staffing Company’s Policy Provides Immunity Protection for Special Employer Sued by Injured Worker
Posted on 11 Sep 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

An “alternate employer endorsement” written into the workers’ compensation insurance policy maintained by an employment staffing company that named the defendant special employer as an additional insured satisfied the requirements of... Read More

Payroll Company Liable for Temp Worker’s Injuries: Cal. Comp. Cases July Advanced Postings (7/10/2014)
Posted on 10 Jul 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for July 2014 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2014 LexisNexis. All rights reserved... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/20/2010)
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here is the fourth batch of advanced postings for the October 2010 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases below to read the full headnotes and summaries. Ruzan Charkchyan, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals... Read More

California: The Truth About Temporaries
Posted on 8 Jan 2011 by Howard Stevens

Cases involving temporary workers who have been placed by a temporary employment agency at a third party location may bring some special issues and challenges for claims personnel. There are also some special legal considerations when examining the employment... Read More