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South Carolina: Supreme Court Moves Close to Positional Risk Standard in Hallway Fall Case
Posted on 16 Jan 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of South Carolina, moving ever so close to a positional risk standard, reversed a decision by the state’s Court of Appeals, holding that an office employee could recover benefits for injuries sustained when she fell as she walked... Read More

Maryland: Employee’s Injuries Sustained While Dancing in Night Club Were Compensable
Posted on 2 May 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

A Maryland appellate court, reversing a decision of the state’s Workers’ Compensation Commission that in turn had been affirmed by a state trial court, held compensable a claim filed by a traveling employee who sustained injuries when he slipped... Read More

Colorado: High Court Adopts Positional Risk Test for Unexplained Falls
Posted on 7 Feb 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of Colorado, in a divided decision, recently affirmed a decision of the state’s Court of Appeals, but on different grounds, holding that an "unexplained fall" satisfies the "arising out of" employment requirement... Read More