Workers' Compensation

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Alabama: Unscheduled Award Found Appropriate for Worker With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Posted on 11 Apr 2021 by Thomas A. Robinson

Quoting Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law , and finding that in addition to an impairment to a worker’s arm, he also suffered from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, an Alabama court said it was error to limit the worker’s recovery... Read More

District of Columbia: Public Sector Employee May Not Recover Schedule Benefits for PTSD
Posted on 18 Oct 2020 by Thomas A. Robinson

The schedule benefits section of the District of Columbia's public-sector workers' compensation law, D.C. Code § 1-623.07 (2016 Repl.), does not provide for the payment of benefits for a worker's PTSD, held an appellate court, in spite... Read More

Iowa: “Lower Extremity” Is Not Same Thing as “Leg”; Award Made for Injury to the Body as a Whole
Posted on 18 Jul 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

An Iowa appellate court affirmed a finding that an injured employee's deep vein thrombosis constituted an injury to the body as a whole and that the employee was entitled to an award of 60 percent industrial disability. The court said substantial... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (6/24/2011) – Truck Driver's Intentional Tort Against Employer For Injuries From Faulty Brakes Fails
Posted on 24 Jun 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Intentional Tort, CMS Delay in Payment, Jurisdiction for Out of State Injury, Scheduled Injury, and Hydrotherapy Tub. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff... Read More