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Take Medicare Off That Check: Court Rules That Medicare Not Required to be on Settlement Check
Posted on 19 Jun 2012 by Mark Popolizio, Esquire

By: Mark Popolizio, Esquire, Crowe Paradis Services Corporation In Hearn v. Dollar Rent A Car, Inc., et. al. , 2012 Ga. App. LEXIS 338 (Ga. Ct. App. March 26, 2012), the Georgia Court of Appeals was called upon to address whether the court could enforce... Read More

California: UPS Driver May Not Sue Shipper for Injuries Related to Mislabeled Box
Posted on 8 Jan 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

A UPS driver, who injured his back when he picked up a box whose weight had been mislabeled by a university employee may not maintain a lawsuit against the university for negligence; the risk of injury from lifting heavy boxes that might be labeled with... Read More

California: Limitation on Use of In Camera Review
Posted on 31 Oct 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

I. Intent of the Discovery Process Attention: Citations below link to Lexis Advance. The discovery process is intended to be liberally construed in favor of the person seeking information. Of course, that information must be “relevant to the... Read More

Larson Spotlight on Recent Cases: Crane Company Loses Right to Seek Indemnity Against Worker’s Employer
Posted on 10 Aug 2012 by Admin

Larson's Spotlight on Third Party Tortfeasor, Intoxication - Marijuana, Average Weekly Wage, Jurisdiction. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More

Florida: Arbitration Clause in Employment Contract Binding in Former Employee’s Retaliatory Discharge Claim
Posted on 13 Mar 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

An employment agreement that required arbitration of all employment disputes between a staffing company and a truck driver did not violate public policy by requiring that the driver’s claim of retaliatory discharge be submitted to arbitration, rather... Read More

New Mexico: Employer May Not Sue Third Party for Increased Comp Premiums and Other Collateral Damages
Posted on 11 Dec 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

While a business entity’s injured employees might state a claim against third parties for their physical injuries allegedly caused by those third parties’ negligence, the business entity itself, which has suffered neither a physical injury... Read More

Vermont: Commissioner May Not Set Aside Settlement Agreement on Public Policy Grounds
Posted on 29 Sep 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

Where a hearing officer approved a workers’ compensation settlement agreement that contained broad release language and had required the claimant to sign a separate letter acknowledging the breadth of the release of future rights to seek additional... Read More

Larson Spotlight on Recent Cases: Crane Company Loses Right to Seek Indemnity Against Worker’s Employer
Posted on 10 Aug 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Third Party Tortfeasor, Intoxication - Marijuana, Average Weekly Wage, Jurisdiction. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More

Take Medicare Off That Check: Court Rules That Medicare Not Required to be on Settlement Check
Posted on 19 Jun 2012 by Mark Popolizio, Esquire

By: Mark Popolizio, Esquire, Crowe Paradis Services Corporation In Hearn v. Dollar Rent A Car, Inc., et. al. , 2012 Ga. App. LEXIS 338 (Ga. Ct. App. March 26, 2012), the Georgia Court of Appeals was called upon to address whether the court could enforce... Read More