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Oregon: Traveling Employee’s Death While Returning from Shopping Trip Was Not Compensable
Posted on 6 Oct 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

A person in the status of a traveling employee is continuously within the course and scope of the employment while traveling, except when the person is engaged in a distinct departure on a personal errand, held the Court of Appeals of Oregon. Accordingly... Read More

Oklahoma: Slip and Fall Outside Premises Door Still Compensable in Spite of Personal Errand
Posted on 2 May 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

An employee's purpose in leaving work is relevant in deciding whether going and coming injuries arise out of employment; it is not, however, dispositive. The Supreme Court of Oklahoma accordingly reversed a decision of the state’s Court of Civil... Read More