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Rhode Island: Split High Court Says Firefighters Do Not Enjoy Conclusive Presumption Regarding Cancer
Posted on 20 Jan 2020 by Thomas A. Robinson

In a split decision, the Supreme Court of Rhode Island held that R.I. Gen. Laws § 45-19.1-1 does not create a conclusive presumption that a firefighter’s cancer arises out of and in the course of his or her employment. Stressing that no express... Read More

Mississippi: Unwitnessed Death Found to Have Been Compensable
Posted on 19 Oct 2019 by Thomas A. Robinson

Observing that in Mississippi (as in a number of other states), where a worker is found dead at a place in which her duties required her to be during normal working hours, there is a presumption that the death arose out of and in the course of the employment... Read More

Employer Lacked Sufficient Notice of Alleged Industrial Injury to Trigger Duty to Provide Claim Form, Notice of Benefits: Cal. Comp. Cases August Advanced Postings (8/17/2016)
Posted on 17 Aug 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the August 2016 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2016 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More