Workers' Compensation

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United States: Worker Who Settles Third-Party Tort Suit Without Notice to Employer Forfeits Right to Benefits Under Longshore Act
Posted on 21 Sep 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

Where an injured worker filed a claim for benefits with the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs for total/permanent disability benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act (LHWCA) and, without notice to the employer, settled... Read More

Defendant Gets to Select Interpreters for Depositions It Notices: Cal. Comp. Cases August Advanced Postings (8/9/2014)
Posted on 9 Aug 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for August 2014 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2014 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

Massachusetts: Employer’s Subrogation Rights Do Not Extend to Worker’s Pain and Suffering Recovery
Posted on 19 Feb 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts held that while an employer is entitled to a lien on an employee’s recovery from a third party for work-related injuries under Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 152, § 15, the lien does not attach to damages paid... Read More

Defendant’s 39-Day Delay of $49K Settlement Payment Found Unreasonable: Cal. Comp. Cases February Advanced Postings (2/18/2015)
Posted on 18 Feb 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for February 2015 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2015 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

Injured Worker Deported From U.S. Could Testify Via Skype: Cal. Comp. Cases May/June Advanced Postings (5/27/2015)
Posted on 28 May 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here are the fifth batch of advanced postings for the May 2015 issue and the first batch of advanced postings for the June 2015 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (10/7/2011) – Workers Comp Denied Where Claimant Was Chased At High Speed and Shot By Co-worker's Friend
Posted on 8 Oct 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Unilateral Termination of Benefits, Going and Coming Rule, Pre-Authorization of Medical Care, Settlement Proceeds Not Subject to Lien, Date of Development of Injury. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (10/7/2011) – Workers Comp Denied Where Claimant Was Chased At High Speed and Shot By Co-worker's Friend
Posted on 8 Oct 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Unilateral Termination of Benefits, Going and Coming Rule, Pre-Authorization of Medical Care, Settlement Proceeds Not Subject to Lien, Date of Development of Injury. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you... Read More