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Employer 90 Percent at Fault for Applicant’s Burn Injuries: Cal. Comp. Cases April Advanced Postings (4/16/2014)
Posted on 17 Apr 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for the April 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

Massachusetts: Employer’s Subrogation Rights Do Not Extend to Worker’s Pain and Suffering Recovery
Posted on 19 Feb 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts held that while an employer is entitled to a lien on an employee’s recovery from a third party for work-related injuries under Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 152, § 15, the lien does not attach to damages paid... Read More

Georgia: Employer’s Subrogation Lien Fails Where No Proof That Injured Employee Had Been Made Whole
Posted on 2 Oct 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

Unlike the situation in many other states, the subrogation lien of a Georgia employer and/or its insurer attaches to third-party recovery by the injured employee only after the injured employee has been fully and completely compensated for his economic... Read More

Insurer Entitled to Credit for Third Party Recovery in Porta-Potty Injury Case: Cal. Comp. Cases May Advanced Postings (5/12/12)
Posted on 12 May 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the next batch of advanced postings for the May 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Pedro Gonzalez... Read More

Insurer Entitled to Credit for Third Party Recovery in Porta-Potty Injury Case: Cal. Comp. Cases May Advanced Postings (5/12/12)
Posted on 12 May 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the next batch of advanced postings for the May 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Pedro... Read More