Workers' Compensation

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Arkansas: Employer Cannot Be Joint Tortfeasor for Purposes of Apportionment of Fault
Posted on 9 Feb 2020 by Thomas A. Robinson

Construing the state’s version of the Uniform Contribution Among Tortfeasors Act [see Ark. Code Ann. §§ 16-61-201, et seq. (UCATA)], an Arkansas appellate court held an employer immune from tort liability under the state’s Workers’... Read More

Joint and Several Award Against Multiple Defendants in Cumulative Trauma Case: Cal. Comp. Cases July Advanced Postings (7/11/2013)
Posted on 12 Jul 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the July 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

California Workers’ Comp Case Roundup (4/29/2016)
Posted on 29 Apr 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 81 No. 4 April 2016 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

California: Agreement Between Two Insurers Apportioning Liability Does Not Alter Nature of Joint and Several Obligation
Posted on 25 Mar 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

Two workers’ compensation insurers were jointly and severally liable to pay workers’ compensation benefits regardless of a compromise agreement between the two insurers apportioning liability. Approval of the compromise agreement by the WCAB... Read More