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Washington: Firefighter’s Valley Fever Not Compensable as a Respiratory Disease
Posted on 4 Sep 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A Tacoma firefighter, who contended that he had contracted valley fever after inhaling fungal spores while responding to emergency calls on Interstate 5 in Washington state—he alleged the spores were transported by vehicles traveling north from... Read More

Employers/Insurers Who Treat Ebola as Occupational Disease Do So at Their Peril
Posted on 23 Oct 2014 by Thomas A. Robinson

Workers in any profession can show a work connection to ebola and need not prove that ebola is a risk peculiar to their job Thomas A. Robinson, J.D., the Feature National Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , is a leading... Read More

Federal: Valley Fever Sufferer Is Unsuccessful in Establishing Comp Carrier’s Extreme or Outrageous Conduct
Posted on 29 Jan 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

A federal district court in Mississippi dismissed a civil action filed by a Mississippi resident who contracted “Valley Fever” at a job site in California and who claimed that one of the team leaders of his employer’s workers’... Read More

California Workers’ Compensation Case Roundup 4/12/2011
Posted on 13 Apr 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Vol. 76 No. 3 March 2010 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 IMPORTANT NOTE: subscribers can link... Read More