Workers' Compensation

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Nevada: Employer, Not Department of Corrections, Responsible for Comp Benefits for Inmate Living at “Half-Way” House
Posted on 15 May 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of Nevada held that statutory definition of a prison “work program” contained in Nev. Rev. Stat. § 616B.028(1) did not include a “half-way” house—a form of work release—where inmates were allowed... Read More

Louisiana: Parish Sheriff’s Office May Not Be Sued by Prisoner Injured While on Work Release
Posted on 15 Apr 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

A Louisiana parish sheriff’s office that administered a work release program, pursuant to which a prisoner worked for the parish “police jury” as a “hopper” on a garbage truck, was not the prisoner’s employer and did... Read More

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (4/1/2011)
Posted on 1 Apr 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Marijuana Use, Attorney’s Fee, Medical Benefits, Post-Injury Termination, and Inmate Injury. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More