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Thomas A. Robinson
Ohio: Light Duty Worker Entitled to Wage Loss Benefits for Lack of Overtime

In a divided per curiam decision, the Supreme Court of Ohio held that the state’s Industrial Commission did not abuse its discretion in awarding compensation for working-wage loss attributed to claimant’s lack of overtime earnings while working...

Thomas A. Robinson
New York: Failure to Disclose Lawn Mowing Activities Constitutes Violation of Employee Fraud Statute

Substantial evidence supported the Workers’ Compensation Board’s decision that the claimant’s failure fully to describe and disclose his lawn mowing activities, after he was classified as temporarily totally disabled and remained out...

Thomas A. Robinson
Alaska: Employer Hit For Attorney’s Fees When IME Request Delays Surgery

The Alaska Workers’ Compensation Board appropriately awarded an injured worker attorney’s fees pursuant to Alaska Stat. § 23.30.145(b), where a school bus driver underwent two spinal surgeries following a work-related accident and, about...

Thomas A. Robinson
Tennessee: Court Awards PTD Benefits for Migraines in Spite of AMA Guides (6th ed.)

The Special Workers’ Compensation Appeals Panel of the Supreme Court of Tennessee affirmed an award of PTD benefits to an X-ray technician who contended her migraine headaches were triggered by exposure to chemicals at a medical clinic where she...

Daniel M. Kowalski
SEVIS Broadcast Message on MAVNI (Dec. 2, 2016)

ICE, Dec. 2, 2016 - "The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) recently received notice from the U.S. Department of Defense on the status of Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI) for fiscal year 2017 (FY 2017), from Oct...

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California Compensation Cases Staff
California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (12/6/2016)

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 81 No. 11 Nov 2016 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 CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE...