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Nevada: Stroke Victim May Not Sue Employer for Delay in Seeking Medical Treatment
Posted on 21 Sep 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

The Supreme Court of Nevada, reversing a decision of the state’s court of appeals, held that a Las Vegas casino employee could not maintain a civil action against his employer to recover damages for its alleged delay in seeking medical treatment... Read More

Maine: Dual Persona Doctrine Cannot Shield Related Entity from Tort Liability
Posted on 19 Jul 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

The dual persona doctrine, under which an injured employee may sometimes be allowed to sue the employer in tort if the employer possesses a second “persona” sufficiently independent from and unrelated to its status as employer, may not be... Read More

New York: Special Employer Is Immune From Tort Liability Related to Temporary Employee’s Injuries
Posted on 18 Sep 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

Stating the general rule, that for purposes of the N.Y. Workers’ Compensation Law, the receipt of workers’ compensation benefits from a general employer precludes an employee from commencing a negligence action against the special employer... Read More