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New York: Work Experience Program Benefits Are “Wages” for Purposes of Computing Average Weekly Wage
Posted on 30 May 2019 by Thomas A. Robinson

Payments made to participants in New York’s work experience program (WEP) are “wages” for purposes of the state’s workers’ compensation law [see N.Y. Workers’ Comp. Law § 2(9)], and should be utilized in computing... Read More

Ohio: Survivors of Worker Who Lapsed Into Coma Shortly Before Death Entitled to Scheduled Benefits in Additional to Death Benefits
Posted on 4 Apr 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

Continuing a line of controversial decisions in which the survivors of a deceased employee are allowed to recover not only statutory death benefits following the death of the employee from work-related injuries or occupational diseases, but also scheduled... Read More

Ohio: No Total Loss of Use of Hand Where Three Fingers Were Partially Amputated
Posted on 16 Feb 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

Where an Ohio worker sustained partial amputation of three fingers on his left hand in an industrial accident, leaving him with a fully functioning thumb and index finger on that hand, he was not entitled to an award for total loss of use of his hand... Read More