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Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: July to September 2011
Posted on 5 Oct 2011 by Keith J. Kasper

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DECISIONS Rowell v. Northeast Kingdom Community Action , Opinion No. 17-11WC (July 8, 2011). Claimant is not entitled to PTD for his February 2007 back injury under the "odd lot" doctrine. Claimant's medical experts... Read More

Injuries From Trench Collapse Caused by Employer's Serious and Willful Misconduct: Cal. Comp. Cases February Advanced Postings (2/12/2015)
Posted on 12 Feb 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for February 2015 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2015 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

Washington: Where Injured Worker Can Perform Some Jobs of General Nature, “Odd Lot” Instruction to Jury Was Not Appropriate
Posted on 13 Dec 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

Quoting Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law , a Washington appellate court held that a trial court’s refusal to give a jury instruction as to the odd lot rule was appropriate. The court reasoned that an “odd lot” worker need... Read More

Are You Odd Enough for Me?
Posted on 16 Sep 2010 by Lex Larson

This song brings into play the “Odd Lot Doctrine,” which, as many of you already know, is a widely accepted principle of workers’ compensation law. According to this doctrine, if you are so odd that no one will give you a job, then you... Read More

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: July to September 2011
Posted on 5 Oct 2011 by Keith J. Kasper

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DECISIONS Rowell v. Northeast Kingdom Community Action , Opinion No. 17-11WC (July 8, 2011). Claimant is not entitled to PTD for his February 2007 back injury under the "odd lot" doctrine. Claimant's medical... Read More

Vermont Workers’ Compensation Update: October to December 2010
Posted on 6 Jan 2011 by Keith J. Kasper

VERMONT SUPREME COURT DECISIONS McNally v. Department of PATH , 2010 VT 99 (Oct. 28, 2010). Court reverses and remands on direct appeal from Commissioner for error in application of legal analysis of compensability. "In performing this fundamental... Read More

Are You Odd Enough for Me?
Posted on 16 Sep 2010 by Lex Larson

This song brings into play the “Odd Lot Doctrine,” which, as many of you already know, is a widely accepted principle of workers’ compensation law. According to this doctrine, if you are so odd that no one will give you a job, then you... Read More

Larson Unplugged Releases New Song on Odd Lot Doctrine for Workers’ Compensation
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by Lex Larson

“Are You Odd Enough for Me?” - This song brings into play the “Odd Lot Doctrine,” which, as many of you already know, is a widely accepted principle of workers’ compensation law. According to this doctrine, if you are so... Read More