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The Case of the Purple Robe…..and a Little “Motion Day Magic” in Delaware
Posted on 14 Mar 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

It is good to be back from Alabama. Did I mention that Sweet Caroline is now into sorority recruitment? I didn't do the Greek thing in college.....so this truly is all Greek to me. There is a handbook of rules for Rush Week. Hair must be freshly cut... Read More

Connecticut: Employer Need Not Pay for Palliative Medical Care
Posted on 13 Mar 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A Connecticut court affirmed the finding of the commissioner that various medications prescribed by the plaintiff’s treating physician for a head injury that occurred some 18 years earlier were palliative rather than curative, and thus were not... Read More

Virginia: Injured Worker With Amnesia May Not Utilize Unexplained Accident Presumption
Posted on 3 Apr 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

The presumption of compensability found in Va. Code Ann. § 65.2–105 applies only when an injured worker is physically or mentally unable to testify; it does not apply, held a Virginia court, when the claimant cannot recall the circumstances... Read More

Seizure Was Compensable Consequence of Industrial Head Injury: Cal. Comp. Cases July Advanced Postings (7/7/2016)
Posted on 8 Jul 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the July 2016 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2016 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

CWCI Score Card Looks at Claims for Head and Spinal Injuries Without Spinal Cord Involvement
Posted on 27 Jul 2012 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

The California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) has issued the third edition of its “Injury Score Card” featuring detailed data on California work injury claims for head and spinal injuries without spinal cord involvement, which... Read More

Missouri: Golf Ball Ends Sheriff’s Career
Posted on 6 Dec 2011 by Martin Klug

While playing golf at a charity event, a stray golf ball struck claimant in the forehead. His employer terminated him about 6 months later. Claimant states he was disabled due to problems with tinnitus, poor balance, memory loss, severe and frequent headaches... Read More

CWCI Score Card Looks at Claims for Head and Spinal Injuries Without Spinal Cord Involvement
Posted on 27 Jul 2012 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

The California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) has issued the third edition of its “Injury Score Card” featuring detailed data on California work injury claims for head and spinal injuries without spinal cord involvement, which... Read More

Missouri: Golf Ball Ends Sheriff’s Career
Posted on 6 Dec 2011 by Martin Klug

While playing golf at a charity event, a stray golf ball struck claimant in the forehead. His employer terminated him about 6 months later. Claimant states he was disabled due to problems with tinnitus, poor balance, memory loss, severe and frequent headaches... Read More

Survey of Recent Head Injury Cases
Posted on 20 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Occupational Injuries & Illnesses S

Each year the editors of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (LexisNexis) update key chapters with medicolegal annotations where the courts have included a helpful discussion of the medical evidence. The following list is excerpted from the upcoming 2010... Read More

The Case of the Purple Robe…..and a Little “Motion Day Magic” in Delaware
Posted on 14 Mar 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

It is good to be back from Alabama. Did I mention that Sweet Caroline is now into sorority recruitment? I didn't do the Greek thing in college.....so this truly is all Greek to me. There is a handbook of rules for Rush Week. Hair must be freshly cut... Read More