Workers' Compensation

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The Partnership Post: Termination Granted In DE With No Award of Temp Partial
Posted on 4 Jun 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

This post is a salute to Andy Carmine, who recently made partner at Elzufon, Austin, Tarlov & Mondell, which represents a collection of talented lawyers and some of my favorite people. I told Andy that I wanted his next IAB decision for the blog,... Read More

New York: Evidence Supported Finding That Worker Was Entitled Only to 15 Percent Loss of Wage-Earning Capacity
Posted on 23 Mar 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

The Workers’ Compensation Board properly ruled that a worker sustained a permanent partial disability not amenable to a schedule award and a 15% loss of wage-earning capacity under N.Y. Work. Comp. Law § 15(3)(w)(xii)—a finding that set... Read More

Trusty Ruddy Does It Again—and a Thanksgiving Salute to Partial Disability in Delaware
Posted on 15 Nov 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

You have to love Kris Starr. A former Hearing Officer for the Delaware IAB, Kris set his sights on private practice a few years ago, and with him he brought an encyclopedic understanding of the basics of the work comp law, as well as the intricacies that... Read More

The Return Of Krispy Kreme: Delaware Courts Ready To Revisit the Issue Of Illegal Aliens and Partial Disability?
Posted on 29 Jul 2014 by Cassandra Roberts

This is a follow up to my post of 3/26/13— The Passover Post: Delaware IAB Comments on Residence Status and the Displaced Worker . You may remember it, courtesy of claimant lawyer Mike Silverman - Angel Francisco v. Natural House , IAB# 1349699... Read More

Allergy to Wood Stain Renders Claimant PTD
Posted on 3 Dec 2013 by Martin Klug

Claimant, 56, was found unable to work after he developed an allergic reaction to applying stain , varnish, insulation texture and spraying fire retardants working for a company in the Branson area. Knepper v Midwest Coating of Mid Missouri, 2013 Mo WCLR... Read More

The Original Hoey Displaced Worker: Jewell Hoey Is Still Good Law Here In the First State
Posted on 11 May 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

Okay, Sean Gambogi of the Kimmel, Carter, Roman & Peltz (did I leave anyone out?) firm, this one's for you. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the case of Jewell Hoey v. Chrysler and for those of you who think of me as a defense attorney... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases August Advanced Postings (8/18/2011)
Posted on 18 Aug 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the August 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2011 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. City of Santa Clara,... Read More

Trusty Ruddy Does It Again—and a Thanksgiving Salute to Partial Disability in Delaware
Posted on 15 Nov 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

You have to love Kris Starr. A former Hearing Officer for the Delaware IAB, Kris set his sights on private practice a few years ago, and with him he brought an encyclopedic understanding of the basics of the work comp law, as well as the intricacies that... Read More