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United States: Sales Executive’s Claims for Negligent Hiring and Emotional Distress Held Barred
Posted on 15 Apr 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

A federal court sitting in Nevada dismissed a sales executive’s cause of action against his former employer for negligent hiring, training, supervision, and retention of another employee and dismissed as well a claim that the former employer was... Read More

Wyoming: Father May Maintain Tort Action Against Employer for Mental Injury Associated With Son’s Death
Posted on 19 Feb 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of Wyoming found that a negligent infliction of emotional distress claim filed by an employee against the employer and one of the employer’s superintendents following the death of his son, who also worked for the employer at the... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Mental Injury Claim for Witnessing Suicide
Posted on 17 Jan 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Mental Injury, Odd-Lot Theory, Unwitnessed Death, and Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Mental Injury Claim for Witnessing Suicide
Posted on 17 Jan 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Mental Injury, Odd-Lot Theory, Unwitnessed Death, and Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

CA: Workers' Comp Insurer Had No Duty to Notify Bank That Issued Check Was Genuine
Posted on 3 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

LOS ANGELES, CA - A California Court of Appeal has held that a man who suffered a seizure while in jail after a mix up over his attempt to cash a workers' compensation check at a bank could not sue the workers' compensation insurance company that... Read More

Alaska: Former Employer May Proceed Against Physician and Employer’s Attorney Involved in Attempt to Terminate Workers’ Compensation Benefits
Posted on 19 Aug 2016 by Thomas A. Robinson

In a split decision, the Supreme Court of Alaska held that where a plaintiff (a former employee) and his spouse sued the former employer, its workers’ compensation insurer, a private investigator, the employer’s attorney, and a doctor who... Read More