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New York: Remote Regular Travel to Worksite is not "a Commute"
Posted on 17 May 2020 by Thomas A. Robinson

Acknowledging that under the standard going and coming rule, an employee's injuries sustained in the ordinary travel from his or her home to a specified worksite did not arise out of and in the course of the employment, a New York appellate court... Read More

Florida: Home-Based Worker Cannot Recover for Injuries Related to Tripping Over Her Dog
Posted on 11 Apr 2019 by Thomas A. Robinson

In a deeply divided decision, a Florida court reversed an award of benefits to a home-based worker (working in Arizona) who tripped over her dog as she reached for a coffee cup during a brief break in her daily work activities. The court agreed that the... Read More

Remote Work Policy: The Pro’s and Con’s
Posted on 7 Aug 2015 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

By Ryan Benharris, Esq. The American dream of a 40-hour work week long ago abandoned the notion that work has to be a fixated place of employment. The ever-changing face of the workforce in the U.S. sees millions of people working from home or some... Read More