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Retaliatory Discharge Case in Indiana Rules in Favor of Employee

It is well-established that Indiana is an “employment at-will” State. Generally speaking, this means that an employee who is not employed pursuant to a written contract can be fired for any reason at any time, so long as the termination does...

Stuart D. Colburn
Texas Case Law and Appeals Panel 2009 Review

Case Law and Appeals Panel Review By Stuart D. Colburn and Charles E. Morse I. CASE LAW REVIEW A. Exclusivity Bar Entergy Gulf Store, Inc. v. Summers, 282 S.W.3d 433 (Tex. 2009) Issue: Exclusivity Bar The Texas Supreme Court holds that...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff
CA: Hale Johnston Re-elected as Chairman of California Workers' Compensation Institute Board of Directors

RENO, NV – EMPLOYERS, America's small business insurance specialist, today announced that T. Hale Johnston, senior vice president and regional manager, Pacific Region, has been re-elected as chairman of the Board of Directors of the California...

California Compensation Cases Staff
Cal. Comp. Cases April Advanced Postings (4/13/2010)

The third batch of advanced postings for the April 2010 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases is now available on lexis.com. Lexis subscribers can link to the case below to read the full summary. Hernan Martinez, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals...

Larson's Spotlight
Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (4/12/2010)

Larson’s Spotlight on Horseplay, Exclusive Remedy, Fall From Idiopathic Condition, Attorney Fee Dispute, and Going and Coming Rule. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team
Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter - Recent Arrests, Charges, Convictions, Investigations (4/8/2010)

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and...

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