Workers' Compensation

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Connecticut: Apportionment Not Allowed For Employee’s Pre-existing Diabetic Neuropathy
Posted on 13 Feb 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of Connecticut reiterated the general rule that an employer is ordinarily responsible for all the consequences of a compensable injury. Where an employee suffered from diabetic neuropathy that caused impairment to his arms and hands... Read More

New York: To Support Apportionment, Prior Condition Must Be Disabling, Not Just Symptomatic
Posted on 3 Apr 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A New York appellate court held it was error to apportion an injured worker’s permanent disability based on medical testimony that 10 percent of the impairment was due to a 2009 work-related injury and that the rest was due to a 1981 work-related... Read More

MO Supreme Court Announces New Standards For Fund Cases
Posted on 14 Nov 2013 by Martin Klug

The Missouri Supreme Court has now spoken on what prior injuries "count" for purposes of accessing second injury fund benefits in Missouri worker's compensation cases in 4 new cases appealed last year by the Fund: Witte, Salviccio, Dyson... Read More