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Massachusetts: Employer’s Subrogation Rights Do Not Extend to Worker’s Pain and Suffering Recovery
Posted on 19 Feb 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts held that while an employer is entitled to a lien on an employee’s recovery from a third party for work-related injuries under Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 152, § 15, the lien does not attach to damages paid... Read More

California: Somebody Else Did It! A Primer on Third Party Cases
Posted on 5 May 2011 by Howard Stevens

THIRD PARTY REMEDY The employee and employer each have an independent cause of action for damages against a negligent third party. Lab. Code § 3852 ; Buell v. CBS, Inc . (1982) 136 Cal. App. 3d 823, 825, 186 Cal. Rptr. 455 . The employee may... Read More