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Missouri: Court Awards Benefits for Slip from Sidewalk
Posted on 13 Apr 2016 by Martin Klug

An administrative assistant in 2012 was leaving work, stepped off of a ramp onto a sidewalk on the employer’s property on the way to her car and injured her ankle. The court of appeals affirmed an award of benefits and found that the accident arose... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Claimant Not Entitled to Permanent Total Disability Under Odd-Lot Rule
Posted on 27 Jan 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Odd-Lot, Statute of Limitations, Agricultural Employer, and Hazard of Employment. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More

Missouri: Chasing Bad Guy Arises Out of Employment
Posted on 2 Mar 2012 by Martin Klug

A robber wearing a ski mask and carrying a box cutter demanded claimant turn over his employer's money. When the employer had only $1 on premises, the robber stole claimant's cell phone and fled. The robber dropped the cell phone but when claimant... Read More

Missouri: Chasing Bad Guy Arises Out of Employment
Posted on 2 Mar 2012 by Martin Klug

A robber wearing a ski mask and carrying a box cutter demanded claimant turn over his employer's money. When the employer had only $1 on premises, the robber stole claimant's cell phone and fled. The robber dropped the cell phone but when claimant... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Claimant Not Entitled to Permanent Total Disability Under Odd-Lot Rule
Posted on 27 Jan 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Odd-Lot, Statute of Limitations, Agricultural Employer, and Hazard of Employment. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More

MO: Personal Comfort Doctrine Allows Benefits For Making Coffee At Work
Posted on 24 Feb 2011 by Martin Klug

Missouri reform narrowed the definition of accident and left unresolved whether accidents arising out of activities that were not part of an employee’s direct job duties were still compensable. A hazard of employment may still arise under employment... Read More