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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

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 need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff...

South Dakota: Fatal Shooting in Employer’s Parking Lot Held Not Compensable

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 in the employer’s parking lot during a regularly...

Illinois: Worker’s Injury in Fall From Rolling Chair Did not Arise From His Employment

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 dropped on the floor and the chair slid out from...