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Texas: Appeals Court Overturns $43 Million Verdict on Exclusive Remedy Grounds
Posted on 14 Jul 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

Where a general contractor enters into a written agreement under which the general contractor provides workers’ compensation insurance coverage to a subcontractor and the subcontractor’s employees through a contractor-controlled insurance... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (7/3/2015)
Posted on 4 Jul 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 80 No. 6 June 2015 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE... Read More

Federal: Tennessee Employee May Not Sue Statutory Employer for Work-Related Injury
Posted on 24 Jan 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

Noting that Tennessee courts have held that the exclusive remedy rule protects statutory employers from tort claims by employees of their subcontractors for injuries covered by the Tennessee workers' compensation act, even if the immediate employer... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (8/22/2013) – Facebook Photos Show Disabled Worker Was Able To Work Out Of State In His Repelling Gear
Posted on 23 Aug 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – August 22, 2013 Facebook Photos Show Disabled Worker Was Able To Work Out Of State In His Repelling Gear (OH) – Michael Mallory has pled guilty to workers' compensation fraud after relocating and posting... Read More

TN: Court Rules Companies Subcontracting Part of Principal Business Immune From Negligence Claims by Subcontractor Employees
Posted on 28 Jun 2010 by

Memphis, TN (CompNewsNetwork) - On May 28, 2010 the Tennessee Court of Appeals issued its decision in Griffith v. Jellico Community Hospital, Inc., holding that Jellico qualified as a principal contractor (and thus a statutory employer) to an employee... Read More