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Oregon: Traveling Employee’s Death Caused by Metastatic Lung Cancer, Not any Work-Related Injury
Posted on 8 Mar 2019 by Thomas A. Robinson

An Oregon appellate court recently affirmed the denial of death benefits to a surviving spouse whose husband died seven days after sustaining a fracture in his left femur while walking through a hotel lobby during a business trip. The claimant contended... Read More

North Carolina: Average Weekly Wage Computation Must Be Just to Both Parties
Posted on 14 Nov 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

Construing a statutory provision that describes how an injured employee’s average weekly wage should be computed, a North Carolina appellate has affirmed a determination by the state’s Industrial Commission that based an award of death benefits... Read More

West Virginia: Deliberate Intent Suit Against Employer Fails
Posted on 23 Oct 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

In a memorandum decision, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia held that a state trial court appropriately dismissed a deliberate intent suit filed by the personal representative of a deceased worker against the former employer where the representative... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (9/4/2012)
Posted on 4 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: CMS Announces Coverage Change Re TENS Units Included... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (9/4/2012)
Posted on 4 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: CMS Announces Coverage Change Re TENS Units Included... Read More

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (8/6/2010)
Posted on 4 Aug 2010 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Fraud, Going and Coming Rule, Lung Cancer, Preferred Provider Organizations, and Subrogation. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More