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Thomas A. Robinson on 2011 Year in Review: Top 10 Issues in Workers’ Compensation Law
Posted on 31 Jan 2012 by Thomas A. Robinson

In this LexisNexis Emerging Issues Analysis article, Thomas A. Robinson analyzes the top 10 workers’ compensation events for 2011, with an eye to the hot button issues for 2012. > You can purchase the article at the LexisNexis Bookstore . ... Read More

Thomas A. Robinson on Top Issues in Workers’ Compensation Law for 2013
Posted on 17 Mar 2013 by Thomas A. Robinson

Things appear to be “pumping” in the world of workers’ compensation. Legislatures are gathering. Proponents of “reform”—whatever that is—are huddled together, planning their strategies. Pointing to the activities... Read More

Remote Work Policy: The Pro’s and Con’s
Posted on 7 Aug 2015 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

By Ryan Benharris, Esq. The American dream of a 40-hour work week long ago abandoned the notion that work has to be a fixated place of employment. The ever-changing face of the workforce in the U.S. sees millions of people working from home or some... Read More

Has the Going and Coming Rule Become Outdated?
Posted on 10 Oct 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

A well-known personal injury attorney once said, “If I have to explain away more than three concerns in my own mind when deciding to take a case, then it is probably not a case I want to take”. Another way of saying this would be, when there... Read More

The New Mobile Workforce: Telecommuters, Alternate Worksites, Traveling Employees, and "Extreme Mobile"
Posted on 7 Sep 2012 by Stuart D. Colburn

At the 21st Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference ®, Nov. 7-9, Stuart D. Colburn of Downs Stanford will speak and moderate on The New Mobile Workforce. The new mobile workforce – from telecommuters to alternate... Read More

Thomas A. Robinson on 2011 Year in Review: Top 10 Issues in Workers’ Compensation Law
Posted on 31 Jan 2012 by Thomas A. Robinson

In this LexisNexis Emerging Issues Analysis article, Thomas A. Robinson analyzes the top 10 workers’ compensation events for 2011, with an eye to the hot button issues for 2012. > You can purchase the article at the LexisNexis Bookstore .... Read More

New Jersey Court Affirms Death Benefits Award for Pulmonary Embolism Caused by Unusual Level of Inactivity
Posted on 2 Jul 2011 by Thomas A. Robinson

Introduction When my mentor, Arthur Larson, finished the first edition of his oft-cited treatise on workers' compensation law nearly sixty years ago, the "typical" American worker spent his or her work day in a factory, mill, or on a... Read More

Has the Going and Coming Rule Become Outdated?
Posted on 10 Oct 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

A well-known personal injury attorney once said, “If I have to explain away more than three concerns in my own mind when deciding to take a case, then it is probably not a case I want to take”. Another way of saying this would be, when there... Read More

The New Mobile Workforce: Telecommuters, Alternate Worksites, Traveling Employees, and "Extreme Mobile"
Posted on 7 Sep 2012 by Stuart D. Colburn

At the 21st Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference ®, Nov. 7-9, Stuart D. Colburn of Downs Stanford will speak and moderate on The New Mobile Workforce. The new mobile workforce – from telecommuters to alternate... Read More