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Thomas A. Robinson
Arkansas: Benefits Denied to Worker Injured in an On-Premises Fall During Break

Arkansas’ “arising out of and in the course of the employment” rule is one of the narrowest of any states. Generally, a compensable injury does not include an injury that was inflicted on the employee “at a time when employment...

Thomas A. Robinson
Kansas: Former University Employee Need Not Exhaust Administrative Remedies Before Filing Retaliatory Discharge Case

The Supreme Court of Kansas, affirming an unpublished decision of a panel of the state’s Court of Appeals, held that a former probationary employee had properly stated a claim for retaliatory discharge where she alleged that her former employer...

Thomas A. Robinson
Illinois: In Third Party Action, Employer Owes 25 Percent Attorney Fee on Value of Future Medical Care

Where attorneys for an injured worker bring a successful action against a third party to recover damages for personal injuries sustained by the worker in the course of his employment, thereby enabling the worker’s employer to obtain reimbursement...

Daniel M. Kowalski
BIA on CIMT, Criminal Copyright Infringement - Matter of Zaragoza-Vaquero, 26 I&N Dec. 814 (BIA 2016)

Matter of Zaragoza-Vaquero, 26 I&N Dec. 814 (BIA 2016) - The offense of criminal copyright infringement in violation of 17 U.S.C. § 506(a)(1)(A)(2012) and 18 U.S.C. § 2319(b)(1) (2012) is a crime involving moral turpitude.

Stuart D. Colburn
Texas Workers’ Compensation Legal Trends for 2016

By Joe Anderson, Albert Betts, Jr. and Stuart Colburn The following provides a brief overview of some of the events and decisions impacting the Texas workers’ compensation system. Legislative Issues Unlike many other states, Texas’...

Daniel M. Kowalski
OFLC Posts H-2 Webinar Slides (Sept. 2016)

DOL, Sept. 14, 2016 - "On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, the Office of Foreign Labor Certification hosted a 4-hour webinar to educate stakeholders, program users, and other interested members of the public on recent program workload trends, common...

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