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Ohio: Roofer’s Failure to Install “Catch Platforms” Results in Penalty for Violation of Specific Safety Requirement
Posted on 4 Jan 2019 by Thomas A. Robinson

Where a claimant was injured in a fall from a roof, the Industrial Commission did not err in awarding him additional compensation for his employer's violation of a specific safety requirement (“VSSR”), since Ohio Admin. Code 4123:1-3-09... Read More

North Dakota: Widow’s Tort Action Fails Under State’s “Almost Impossibly Strict Standard” for Intentional Tort Allegations
Posted on 8 Jul 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of North Dakota held the trial court properly granted a former employer’s summary judgment dismissing a widow’s wrongful death action against it because the facts alleged did not provide a genuine issue of material fact to... Read More

Alabama: Removal of Safety Equipment Does Not Expose Employer to Tort Liability
Posted on 8 Apr 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

Allegations that an employer removed “explosion doors” from a furnace and that a furnace explosion subsequently injured a furnace operator were insufficient to state a cause of action against the employer; the claim was barred by the exclusive... Read More