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Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (11/25/2011) – Climbing Over Guardrail and Jumping or Falling 60 Feet Was Not Within Course of Employment
Posted on 23 Nov 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Statute of Limitations, Structured Settlements, Special Errand, Unexplained Fall, and LHWCA Maximum Weekly Rate. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer... Read More

The WCMSA Conundrum in California
Posted on 10 Jul 2012 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. The following email string is true, accurate and correct. It is a typical email string between an applicant’s attorney and a defense attorney. We all have cases like this in our inventories. In this case, the Applicant... Read More

Structuring Damage Settlements to Offset Government Liens (#51766SADM)
Posted on 28 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

These materials were originally developed to accompany the following event: Structuring Damage Settlements to Offset Government Liens, held in March 2010, authored by the faculty. Program Description When damages are awarded and judgment... Read More

D.C.: Court Grants Preliminary Approval of $72.5M Settlement in Class Action Against The Hartford
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On June 7, 2010, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut granted preliminary approval of a $72.5 million dollar settlement between The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. and a class of more that 21,000 members who... Read More

Pros and Cons of Structured Settlement Buyout Offers Debated
Posted on 29 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Consumer tips are provided in this article at CreditCards.com about how to evaluate structured settlement buyout offers. Read More

Delay in Calculating a Structured MSA Can Cost You, It’s Free, So Why Wait?
Posted on 3 Aug 2011 by Teddy Snyder

By Teddy Snyder, Esq. I got the call again. I’m in California, but this case closure scenario can happen anywhere. “I have a signed C&R for $46,000 with CMS approval. Can you save me some money?” The answer is “Probably... Read More

Structured Settlements 101
Posted on 7 Jun 2010 by William B. Fazio

By William B. Fazio, Settlement Consultant, Fazio National A Structured Settlement is an arrangement that is designed to compensate a claimant over time, rather than with a single lump sum cash payment. Over the past several decades structured... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (11/25/2011) – Climbing Over Guardrail and Jumping or Falling 60 Feet Was Not Within Course of Employment
Posted on 23 Nov 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Statute of Limitations, Structured Settlements, Special Errand, Unexplained Fall, and LHWCA Maximum Weekly Rate. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer... Read More

The WCMSA Conundrum in California
Posted on 10 Jul 2012 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. The following email string is true, accurate and correct. It is a typical email string between an applicant’s attorney and a defense attorney. We all have cases like this in our inventories. In this case, the Applicant... Read More