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Oklahoma: Yet Another Provision of State’s Workers’ Compensation Law Held Unconstitutional
Posted on 6 Oct 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

The forfeiture provision found in Okla. Stat. tit. 85A, § 57, part of the Oklahoma Administrative Workers’ Compensation Act (“the Act”), which bars an injured employee from further benefits (both medical care and indemnity... Read More

Virginia: Even After Modifying Vehicle for Wheelchair, Employer Still Responsible for Transportation to Med Appointments
Posted on 21 Mar 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

A Virginia appellate court held that an employer was required to provide transportation to medical appointments for a permanently impaired employee who was wheelchair dependent in spite of the fact that it had earlier paid to modify the employee’s... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Trauma Induced Stroke in Fall From Wheelchair Not Compensable Aggravation of Original Injury
Posted on 6 Apr 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Aggravation of Original Injury, Credit for Pension Benefits, and Injuries Related to Medical Treatment . Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Trauma Induced Stroke in Fall From Wheelchair Not Compensable Aggravation of Original Injury
Posted on 6 Apr 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Aggravation of Original Injury, Credit for Pension Benefits, and Injuries Related to Medical Treatment . Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for... Read More

California: Interpreters at Medical Treatment Appointments (WCAB en banc)
Posted on 21 Mar 2011 by Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP

WCAB Issues En Banc Decision regarding Allowable Fees for Interpreters at Medical Treatment Appointments. In a March 17, 2011 decision, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board issued an en banc decision in the matter of Jose Guitron v. Santa Fe... Read More