Workers' Compensation

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California: Off-Duty Recreational Activity: The Fine Line Between Work- and Non-Work-Related
Posted on 8 Jun 2015 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

The facts in these types of cases typically dictate the result In Simon v. City of Vacaville , 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, a split WCAB panel rescinded the WCJ’s decision and held that the applicant police officer did not sustain a compensable... Read More

Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Termination of Medical Marijuana-Smoking Dish Employee
Posted on 17 Jun 2015 by Albert B. Randall Jr.

June 15, 2015 No. 13SC394, Coats v. Dish Network In a highly anticipated decision, the Supreme Court of Colorado unanimously held this week that an employer may justifiably terminate an employee for his off-duty conduct, despite the employee’s... Read More

OK: Moonlighting Sheriff’s Office Major Was Employee of Restaurant When He Was Shot and Robbed
Posted on 22 Nov 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

Finding that the “plain, clear, unmistakable, unambiguous, mandatory, and unequivocal language” of 85 O.S. 2011 § 313(G) mandated that private employers, hiring off-duty municipal employees, should alone be responsible for the payment... Read More