Workers' Compensation

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Illinois: Worker’s Injury in Fall From Rolling Chair Did not Arise From His Employment
Posted on 3 Nov 2016 by Thomas A. Robinson

The state’s Workers’ Compensation Commission did not err when it found that an employee’s alleged injury did not arise out of his employment where it appeared the employee fell from a rolling chair when he reached for a pen that he had... Read More

South Dakota: Fatal Shooting in Employer’s Parking Lot Held Not Compensable
Posted on 26 Jul 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of South Dakota, affirming a decision by the state’s Department of Labor and Regulation, recently denied a death benefits claim filed by the personal representative of a woman shot and killed by her husband as she sat in her car... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (8/12/2011) – Technician’s Back Injury Claim Not Barred On Basis That Stooping and Bending to Retrieve Tools Were Normal Activities of Daily Life
Posted on 12 Aug 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Normal Activities of Daily Life, Misrepresentation of Medical Condition, Recusal of Hearing Officer, Obesity and Personal Risk, and Exclusive Remedy of Longshore Act. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you... Read More