Workers' Compensation

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United States: Claimant’s Unilateral Mistake Cannot Defeat Settlement and Release
Posted on 14 Dec 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

Where a former employee, represented by counsel, sought workers’ compensation benefits and later settled his claim for $3,800, executing a settlement agreement and general release, it was inconsistent for him later to argue that the release should... Read More

California: Defendant Bound by a Stipulation Due to Unilateral Mistake
Posted on 27 Oct 2015 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

WCAB affirms $11,000 windfall for in pro per applicant In Garcia v. Oxnard School District , 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS 492 [ 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS 492 ], the WCAB, affirming the WCJ’s stipulated award, held that the defendant... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Spouse’s Loss of Consortium Action Against Employer Barred by Exclusive Remedy Rule
Posted on 24 Aug 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Settlement Agreement, Tort Immunity for Co-employee, Narcotics and Return to Work. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Spouse’s Loss of Consortium Action Against Employer Barred by Exclusive Remedy Rule
Posted on 24 Aug 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Settlement Agreement, Tort Immunity for Co-employee, Narcotics and Return to Work. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More