Workers' Compensation

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Idaho: Negligent Employer is Not Entitled to Subrogation Rights Involving Employee’s Third-Party Tort Claim
Posted on 6 Jan 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

Idaho’s 1987 adoption of comparative negligence [see Idaho Code § 6–801] and the abrogation of joint and several liability did not affect the rule established in Liberty Mutual Insurance Company v. Adams , 91 Idaho 151, 417 P.2d 417 ... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (2/9/2014)
Posted on 9 Feb 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 79 No. 1 January 2014 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... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (8/8/2014)
Posted on 8 Aug 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 79 No. 7 July 2014 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

Montana: Oklahoma Employer May Not Intervene to Recover its Lien Until Worker is Made Whole
Posted on 13 Oct 2016 by Thomas A. Robinson

Relying upon § 90 of the Restatement (Second) Conflict of Laws, a divided Supreme Court of Montana held that because of the strong public policy against subrogation in the state, courts in Montana will not entertain actions involving workers’... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (9/6/2013)
Posted on 6 Sep 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 78 No. 8 August 2013 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

California Workers' Comp Case Round Up (4/4/2013)
Posted on 6 Apr 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 78 No. 3 March 2013 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

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (6/5/2017)
Posted on 5 Jun 2017 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 82 No. 5 May 2017 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

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (11/1/2014)
Posted on 1 Nov 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 79 No. 10 October 2014 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... Read More

WCAB’s Role in Distribution of 3rd Party Settlement Proceeds: Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (3/11/2014)
Posted on 11 Mar 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the March 2014 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries . © Copyright 2014 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

Illinois: In Third Party Action, Employer Owes 25 Percent Attorney Fee on Value of Future Medical Care
Posted on 23 Sep 2016 by Thomas A. Robinson

Where attorneys for an injured worker bring a successful action against a third party to recover damages for personal injuries sustained by the worker in the course of his employment, thereby enabling the worker’s employer to obtain reimbursement... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (1/8/2015)
Posted on 8 Jan 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 79 No. 12 December 2014 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... Read More