Workers' Compensation

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Arkansas: Car-pooling With Co-Employee Does Not Bring Commute Within Course and Scope of Employment
Posted on 16 Jun 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

Substantial evidence did not support an award of workers’ compensation death benefits to an employee’s minor child where the employee was fatally injured in a car accident while carpooling home, held an Arkansas appellate court. The Court... Read More

Illinois: Flight Attendant’s Injury Claim on Board Plane Barred by Going and Coming Rule
Posted on 19 Feb 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

An Illinois appellate court held that a flight attendant was not a traveling employee for purposes of the state’s Workers’ Compensation Act when she injured her knee on a flight from Denver to New York on the day before she was scheduled to... Read More

Illinois: Long-Haul Driver’s Injuries Putting Suitcase into Personal Vehicle at Home Not Compensable
Posted on 27 Feb 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A truck driver, who worked as a car hauler for a company that delivered new automobiles to various car dealerships is considered to be a “traveling employee” while making those various deliveries; his ordinary commute from his home to his... Read More