Workers' Compensation

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Illinois: Welder’s Injury in Swivel Chair Accident Arose From Employment
Posted on 21 Aug 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

An Illinois appellate court reversed a Commission’s order denying workers’ compensation benefits to a welder who sustained a left knee injury while sitting in a swivel chair at his workplace. The worker, a welder who had previously sustained... Read More

Dr’s RTW Certificate Outweighs Employer’s ‘Common Sense’ Concerns
Posted on 15 Oct 2010 by

Asheville, NC (CompNewsNetwork) - The case involved Heather Spees who became pregnant shortly after being hired as a welder by James Marine Inc. (JMI). When she informed her foreman, he asked Spees to talk to a doctor and get a note that described what... Read More

CSB Chairperson Saddened By Fatal Colorado Welding Accident
Posted on 12 Jul 2010 by

Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - Dr. Rafael Moure-Eraso, chairperson and CEO of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) said today he was saddened by news of the death of a Colorado welder yesterday while performing what is called “hot work”... Read More

TX: Houston Maritime Firm Obtains $14 Million Settlement for Injured Barge Worker
Posted on 25 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Houston maritime law firm conducted extensive depositions and produced a "day in the life" video on behalf of a worker with head, back and traumatic brain injuries HOUSTON, TX -- A former barge worker has obtained a $14 million settlement... Read More