Workers' Compensation

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Pennsylvania: High Court Continues Broad Definition of Employer’s “Premises”
Posted on 19 Dec 2019 by Thomas A. Robinson

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania continued to define an employer’s “premises” broadly, indicating the term must be understood to include any area that is integral to an employer’s business operations, including reasonable means... Read More

Ohio: Nurse Injured as She Walked to CPR Class Should Recover Benefits
Posted on 20 Apr 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

A nurse, who sustained injuries when she fell in a pedestrian crossing as she returned to a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (“CPR”) training class, after retrieving forgotten class materials from her car, should recover workers’ compensation... Read More

Tennessee: Injury Covered in Spite of Claimant’s Resignation from Her Employment
Posted on 1 Dec 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

Where an employee told her supervisor that she was quitting and she fell on her way out of the employer’s store, she was nevertheless entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for her injuries since her employment included incidents that... Read More

Oklahoma: Parking Lot Injury Covered in Spite of Special Statute’s Language
Posted on 8 Jul 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

A divided Supreme Court of Oklahoma held that a university employee sustained injuries arising out of and in the course of her employment when she slipped and fell on ice in a campus parking lot where she had been instructed to park. The majority found... Read More

Pennsylvania: “Premises” Cannot Be Extended to Cover Slip & Fall on College Campus Walkway
Posted on 2 Aug 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

A Pennsylvania appellate court recently held that the state’s Appeal Board erred when it awarded workers’ compensation benefits to a painter injured in a fall as he walked toward a train station at the end of his workday. A painting contractor... Read More