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Nevada: To Gain Relief from Subsequent Injury Fund, Employer Need Not Prove it Had Specific Knowledge of Condition
Posted on 14 Dec 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

A Nevada employer need not show that it had knowledge of an employee’s specific medical diagnosis in order to receive reimbursement from the state’s Subsequent Injury Fund (“the Fund”). It must, however, prove that it had some... Read More

Wyoming: Injured Worker Unable to Show Second Shoulder Surgery Was “Reasonable and Necessary” to Treat Original Condition
Posted on 16 Feb 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

Affirming a decision of a state trial court, the Supreme Court of Wyoming agreed that an injured worker failed to show that a second round of shoulder surgery was “reasonable and necessary,” in spite of the fact that during the second procedure... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Workers’ Comp Cases: Put a Lid on It! Court Clamps Down on Employer’s Ex Parte Communications With Treating Physician
Posted on 9 Dec 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Ex Parte Communication, Subsequent Injury, Utilization Review, and Attendant Care. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More

Wyoming: Worker Fails To Show Pigeon-Toed Foot Led to Auto Accident
Posted on 2 Sep 2016 by Thomas A. Robinson

The Supreme Court of Wyoming affirmed a finding that an injured worker failed to establish a causal relationship between his original work-related injury which, after surgery, left the worker pigeon-toed, and injuries sustained in a subsequent automobile... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Workers’ Comp Cases: Self-Insured Gets Hit in Blind Spot With Liability for Uninsured Motorist Benefits
Posted on 15 Dec 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Uninsured Motorist, Dual Persona, Compulsory Coverage, and Misrepresentation Defense. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Trauma Induced Stroke in Fall From Wheelchair Not Compensable Aggravation of Original Injury
Posted on 6 Apr 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Aggravation of Original Injury, Credit for Pension Benefits, and Injuries Related to Medical Treatment . Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Workers’ Comp Cases: Self-Insured Gets Hit in Blind Spot With Liability for Uninsured Motorist Benefits
Posted on 15 Dec 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Uninsured Motorist, Dual Persona, Compulsory Coverage, and Misrepresentation Defense. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Workers’ Comp Cases: Put a Lid on It! Court Clamps Down on Employer’s Ex Parte Communications With Treating Physician
Posted on 9 Dec 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Ex Parte Communication, Subsequent Injury, Utilization Review, and Attendant Care. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (3/18/2011)
Posted on 18 Mar 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Subsequent Injury, Accidental Injury, Unexplained Injury, Collateral Source, and Defamation Suit . Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Trauma Induced Stroke in Fall From Wheelchair Not Compensable Aggravation of Original Injury
Posted on 6 Apr 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Aggravation of Original Injury, Credit for Pension Benefits, and Injuries Related to Medical Treatment . Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for... Read More