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Missouri: No Disability for Hunting Trip Accident
Posted on 22 Dec 2011 by Martin Klug

Claimant sustained catastrophic injuries from a single car pre-dawn accident in 2008 on a gravel country road when his car went off the road. The parties stipulated that the 30-year old claimant was unemployable but disputed whether his accident arose... Read More

The Sticky Wicket That Is Home Health Care: Why It’s a Hotly Contested Issue in the Workers’ Compensation Arena
Posted on 19 Mar 2012 by Robin E. Kobayashi

An injured employee’s entitlement to home health care is oftentimes a hotly contested issue in the workers’ compensation arena. Home health care issues can vary in nature. For instance, at what point does the marital obligation cease and the... Read More

California Court Reversed W.C.A.B. Award for 24 Hour Nursing Care
Posted on 27 Jan 2011 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The Second District Court of Appeals has provided us with some guidance, not a lot but a little, on what is becoming a thorny issue in many workers’ compensation cases that of attendant care expenses. In State Farm v W.C.A.B. (Pearson) the Court... Read More

Missouri: No Disability for Hunting Trip Accident
Posted on 22 Dec 2011 by Martin Klug

Claimant sustained catastrophic injuries from a single car pre-dawn accident in 2008 on a gravel country road when his car went off the road. The parties stipulated that the 30-year old claimant was unemployable but disputed whether his accident arose... Read More

The Sticky Wicket That Is Home Health Care: Why It’s a Hotly Contested Issue in the Workers’ Compensation Arena
Posted on 19 Mar 2012 by Robin E. Kobayashi

An injured employee’s entitlement to home health care is oftentimes a hotly contested issue in the workers’ compensation arena. Home health care issues can vary in nature. For instance, at what point does the marital obligation cease and the... Read More