LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom
Lex Larson
Are You Odd Enough for Me?

This song brings into play the “Odd Lot Doctrine,” which, as many of you already know, is a widely accepted principle of workers’ compensation law. According to this doctrine, if you are so odd that no one will give you a job, then you...

California Compensation Cases Staff
California Workers' Compensation Cases Roundup 9/14/2010

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 75, No. 8 August 2010 © Copyright 2010 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest...

Larson's Spotlight
Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (9/17/2010)

Larson's Spotlight on Drug Trafficking, Fraud - Double Dipper, Widow Status, Prior Work-Related Incident, and Temporary Employee. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for...

Robert G. Rassp, Esq.
The Blackledge Case – The Division of Labor Between the Doctor, the Judge, the DEU Rater and You

On June 3, 2010, the WCAB issued its en banc decision in Cynthia Blackledge vs. Bank of America, 75 Cal. Comp. Cases 613 . The WCAB decision is the first published appellate decision since the reforms of SB 899 which modernize and describe the division...

Kevin L. Connors
America’s Funniest Videos II

No, this newsletter is not a commentary on the ubiquitous if dehumanizing television shows highlighting the human fascination with and faculty for videotaping stupid human acts, seemingly contradicting Darwian evolution. It is, however, a newsletter...

Stuart D. Colburn
Texas Appeals Panel Decision No. 100146 – Extent of Injury

By Stuart D. Colburn, Shareholder, Downs Stanford In Appeals Panel Decision 100146, t he issue reported out of the Benefit Review Conference is whether or not the compensable injury extended to and included “depressive reaction with anxiety ...