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Leasing Home On-line Violated Deed Restrictions

The Court of Appeals of Texas, Fourth District, San Antonio, recently upheld the determination by a Bexar County trial court that the deed restrictions for a homeowner’s association, which provide that homes should be "used solely for residential...

Thomas A. Robinson
Kentucky: Agricultural Exemption Applied to Claimant’s Work of Harvesting and Unloading Crops

A Kentucky appellate court found that the state Board erred in finding that the agriculture exemption did not apply to a claimant where it was undisputed that he was tasked with hauling the harvested crops and unloading them at the farm’s storage...

Thomas A. Robinson
Virginia: Employee’s Trip and Fall in Employer’s Staircase is Not Compensable

Again indicating that the state utilized the “actual risk” test, a Virginia appellate court held that injuries sustained by a financial officer as he tripped on concrete steps at his employer’s premises, did not arise out and in the...

Thomas A. Robinson
Delaware: Undocumented Worker Entitled to Total Disability Benefits as “Displaced” Worker

The Supreme Court of Delaware has held that a worker’s undocumented status is one factor that should be considered in determining whether a worker is deemed to be “displaced”—so disabled by a compensable injury that he or she will...

Thomas A. Robinson
Tennessee: Limitation on PPD Benefits for Undocumented Workers Found Unconstitutional

Where a Tennessee injured employee is unable to return to work because of his or her undocumented status, Tenn. Code Ann. § 50–6–241(e)(2) limits the employee’s PPD award to one and one-half times the medical impairment rating,...

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News Excerpts From the Dec. 1, 2016, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin

GAO Finds Wide Disparities in Asylum Grant Rates | On November 14, 2016, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report finding wide disparities in asylum grant rates at immigration courts throughout the country. The report analyzed...