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Federal: Workers’ Civil Action Against Employer Related to Chemical Release Can Continue Toward Trial
Posted on 16 Jan 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A civil action filed against BP Products North America, Inc. (“BP”) by more than 500 plaintiffs—including some 315 employees—in connection with an accidental chemical release by the refinery may continue toward trial, held a federal... Read More

Tennessee: PTSD Claim Unsuccessful Where Work Related Conference Speaker Sparks Memories of Being Raped as a Child
Posted on 29 Jan 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

A Tennessee nurse, who contended she suffered a mental breakdown and PTSD after attending a work-related conference did not establish that the level of stress he experienced at the conference was abnormal, extraordinary, or unusual, held a special workers’... Read More

MO: “I stood more at work” Defeats Equal Exposure Defense
Posted on 8 Sep 2010 by Martin Klug

Claimant states she was on her feet at work about 80% of the time, but claims at home she was on her feet only about 50% of the time, showing she had a risk that was greater at work than away from work. In Pile v Lake Regional Health Systems , No. SD... Read More

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (12/3/2010)
Posted on 3 Dec 2010 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Scope of Employment, Dependent Death Benefits, Assault, Exclusivity, Odd-Lot. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation... Read More