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Oklahoma: Injuries Sustained While Being Treated for Earlier Work-Related Claim Are Also Compensable
Posted on 14 Sep 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

Reversing the state’s Court of Civil Appeals, the Supreme Court of Oklahoma has reinstated a decision by a three-judge panel of the Workers’ Compensation Court that earlier held a workers’ compensation claimant was entitled to additional... Read More

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: January to March 2012
Posted on 6 Apr 2012 by Keith J. Kasper

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DECISIONS Touchette v Vermont Slate and Roofing , Opinion No. 1-12WC, 2012 VT Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 5 (Jan. 13, 2012). In 2007, Claimant, a New York resident, suffers a work-related back injury in Vermont with a Vermont employer. In... Read More

Iowa: Severe Back Injury Helping Friend Was Medically Tied to Earlier Admitted Industrial Injury
Posted on 4 Dec 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

An Iowa employer is responsible for paying indemnity and medical benefits related to a serious back injury sustained by an employee while helping a friend move go-kart frames onto a trailer since substantial evidence indicated that six weeks earlier the... Read More

North Carolina: Worker’s Death from Accidental Overdose of Narcotics is Compensable
Posted on 6 Oct 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

In an unpublished opinion, the Court of Appeals of North Carolina affirmed an award, inter alia, of death benefits to dependents of an injured employee who suffered a compensable back injury in June 2010 and died some four years later, as a result of... Read More

VERMONT TOP CASES, powered by McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Buchard, PC (updated 7/11/2016)
Posted on 5 Feb 2013 by Keith J. Kasper

This list of recent noteworthy cases was compiled by Keith J. Kasper of McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Buchard, PC. Argentina Kearney has joined the Department of Labor staff as a Workers’ Compensation Specialist II starting... Read More

New Hampshire: Board Erred in Finding Claimant’s Auto Accident Was Intervening Event That Would Defeat Continued Pain Management Treatment
Posted on 10 Feb 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

New Hampshire’s Compensation Appeals Board erred when it failed to award pain management benefits to an injured worker who sustained an original injury in 2013, underwent a C5–6 anterior discectomy and fusion with hardware, and continued to... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Court Questions Sufficient Nexus Where Injured Worker Hit by Car Returning From Physical Therapy Appointment
Posted on 4 May 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Intervening Cause, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Exclusive Remedy, and Offset. 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

VERMONT TOP CASES, powered by McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Buchard, PC (updated 1/9/2013)
Posted on 30 Jul 2010 by Keith J. Kasper

This list of recent noteworthy cases was compiled by Keith J. Kasper of McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Buchard, PC. If you're a lexis.com subscriber, click on the links to access cases within your subscription plan. If you're... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Court Questions Sufficient Nexus Where Injured Worker Hit by Car Returning From Physical Therapy Appointment
Posted on 4 May 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Intervening Cause, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Exclusive Remedy, and Offset. 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

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: January to March 2012
Posted on 6 Apr 2012 by Keith J. Kasper

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DECISIONS Touchette v Vermont Slate and Roofing , Opinion No. 1-12WC, 2012 VT Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 5 (Jan. 13, 2012). In 2007, Claimant, a New York resident, suffers a work-related back injury in Vermont with a Vermont employer.... Read More