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Mississippi: General Contractor Waives Exclusive Remedy Defense by Waiting 26 Months Before Filing Summary Judgment Motion
Posted on 25 Sep 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of Mississippi held that a general contractor waived its right to utilize the exclusive remedy defense where it was sued by the survivors of a worker employed by a subcontractor and for 26 months, it actively participated in litigating... Read More

California: Exclusive Remedy Provision Bars Separate Suit Related to Asbestos-Laden Pipes Carried Home for Home Projects
Posted on 25 Sep 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

Where survivors of a worker who died of asbestos-related mesothelioma sued the employer, a pipe manufacturer, for wrongful death, alleging that in addition to his workplace exposure to asbestos, the worker was also permitted to take waste or scrap pipe... Read More

Colorado: In Spite of Credit Allowed Employer Related to Out-of-State Death Benefits Paid, Interest Was Owed on Balance of Benefits Due
Posted on 22 Jan 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

Where a worker was killed in a work-related accident on the second day after he assumed a new position in Colorado—he had previously worked for the employer in Mississippi—and his survivors were paid death benefits under the Mississippi Act... Read More