Workers' Compensation

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Florida: Truck Driver Disqualified From Comp Benefits for Misleading Physicians
Posted on 31 Dec 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

A Florida appellate court affirmed a decision by a state judge of compensation claims that barred a long-haul truck driver from receiving workers’ compensation benefits for an alleged work-related injury based on findings that the driver had given... Read More

MO: Chiropractor Awarded Benefits After Falling at Work
Posted on 28 Apr 2011 by Martin Klug

Claimant is a chiropractor physician who maintains his office as the company owner, and states on a day the office was closed he fell from a six foot ladder while changing a light and injured both shoulders. Claimant stated that he didn’t want to... Read More

MO: No Medical History? No Problem.
Posted on 30 Sep 2010 by Martin Klug

Medical records did not have to document a work injury to obtain disability benefits, according to the Missouri Court of Appeals in the case Daly v Powell Distributing , WD 71575, 71576 (Mo. App. 9-28-10). The court of appeals remanded claimant’s... Read More

California: Employer Representative at Applicant's Deposition
Posted on 25 Aug 2010 by Nigel Scott Baker, Esq.

The WCAB issued an opinion, Padilla v. LAMTA , (6/28/10, ADJ6981165) which dealt with the issue of having an employer representative at the deposition (especially during the portions in which prior medical history was being discussed). If you would like... Read More