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Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Illegal Immigration Status Doesn’t Bar Benefits
Posted on 1 Feb 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Illegal Aliens, Rehabilitation Services, Lump Sum, and Heart Attack. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation... Read More

Thomas A. Robinson on 2011 Year in Review: Top 10 Issues in Workers’ Compensation Law
Posted on 31 Jan 2012 by Thomas A. Robinson

In this LexisNexis Emerging Issues Analysis article, Thomas A. Robinson analyzes the top 10 workers’ compensation events for 2011, with an eye to the hot button issues for 2012. > You can purchase the article at the LexisNexis Bookstore . ... Read More

Delaware: Undocumented Worker Entitled to Total Disability Benefits as “Displaced” Worker
Posted on 2 Dec 2016 by Thomas A. Robinson

The Supreme Court of Delaware has held that a worker’s undocumented status is one factor that should be considered in determining whether a worker is deemed to be “displaced”—so disabled by a compensable injury that he or she will... Read More

The Return Of Krispy Kreme: Delaware Courts Ready To Revisit the Issue Of Illegal Aliens and Partial Disability?
Posted on 29 Jul 2014 by Cassandra Roberts

This is a follow up to my post of 3/26/13— The Passover Post: Delaware IAB Comments on Residence Status and the Displaced Worker . You may remember it, courtesy of claimant lawyer Mike Silverman - Angel Francisco v. Natural House , IAB# 1349699... Read More

Tennessee: Limitation on PPD Benefits for Undocumented Workers Found Unconstitutional
Posted on 2 Dec 2016 by Thomas A. Robinson

Where a Tennessee injured employee is unable to return to work because of his or her undocumented status, Tenn. Code Ann. § 50–6–241(e)(2) limits the employee’s PPD award to one and one-half times the medical impairment rating,... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (8/8/2014)
Posted on 8 Aug 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 79 No. 7 July 2014 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE... Read More

Curtain Call on Illegals in Delaware: The Superior Court Affirms a New Class of Displaced Worker
Posted on 27 Jan 2016 by Cassandra Roberts

Today I bring you what Walt Schmittinger affectionately calls “Act 2 of what I presume will be a 3 Act play.” It is the appeal decision in the Guardado case that we have all been waiting for. For the back story, check my blog entry of 4/10... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (9/4/2011) – Employer Can’t Contractually Transfer Cost of Premiums to Employees
Posted on 4 Sep 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Insurance Premiums, Lifetime Income Benefits, Illegal Aliens, Death Benefits, and Unfair Settlement Claims. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Survivors of Deceased Employee Allowed to Bring Tort Action Against Uninsured Employer
Posted on 22 Jun 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Tort Action Against Uninsured Employer, Illegal Aliens, Benefits for Old Workers, and Non-Dependent Spouse. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (6/28/2012) – Comment By Dad Leads To Painter’s Conviction For Double Dipping
Posted on 29 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and... Read More

Thomas A. Robinson on 2011 Year in Review: Top 10 Issues in Workers’ Compensation Law
Posted on 31 Jan 2012 by Thomas A. Robinson

In this LexisNexis Emerging Issues Analysis article, Thomas A. Robinson analyzes the top 10 workers’ compensation events for 2011, with an eye to the hot button issues for 2012. > You can purchase the article at the LexisNexis Bookstore .... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Illegal Immigration Status Doesn’t Bar Benefits
Posted on 1 Feb 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Illegal Aliens, Rehabilitation Services, Lump Sum, and Heart Attack. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Survivors of Deceased Employee Allowed to Bring Tort Action Against Uninsured Employer
Posted on 22 Jun 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Tort Action Against Uninsured Employer, Illegal Aliens, Benefits for Old Workers, and Non-Dependent Spouse. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (6/28/2012) – Comment By Dad Leads To Painter’s Conviction For Double Dipping
Posted on 29 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (9/4/2011) – Employer Can’t Contractually Transfer Cost of Premiums to Employees
Posted on 4 Sep 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Insurance Premiums, Lifetime Income Benefits, Illegal Aliens, Death Benefits, and Unfair Settlement Claims. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for... Read More