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Thomas A. Robinson
Federal: Building Materials Supplier is Statutory Employer of Truck Driving Making Deliveries

Where a truck driver was employed by a trucking company that, in turn, contracted with a building materials supplier to provide delivery services related to materials purchased at the supplier’s stores, the building materials supplier was the driver’s...

Thomas A. Robinson
Federal: Commercial Liability Insurer’s Investigation of Employment Status is Not “Bad Faith” Refusal to Pay

Where a worker sustained fatal injuries in a ditch cave-in and the worker’s widow filed a tort action against the owner of a masonry business alleging negligence, it was appropriate for the insurer under the business’ commercial general liability...

Thomas A. Robinson
Florida: Self-Help Physician May Not “Bootstrap” Medical Necessity of Treatment into Evidence

§ 440.13(5)(e), Fla. Stat., by its plain language, excludes from workers’ compensation proceedings the medical opinions of any doctor (other than independent medical examiners and expert medical advisors) who has not been authorized by the...

Thomas A. Robinson
Montana: Oklahoma Employer May Not Intervene to Recover its Lien Until Worker is Made Whole

Relying upon § 90 of the Restatement (Second) Conflict of Laws, a divided Supreme Court of Montana held that because of the strong public policy against subrogation in the state, courts in Montana will not entertain actions involving workers’...

California Compensation Cases Staff
Injury AOE/COE From Tuberculosis: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/12/2016)

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the October 2016 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2016 LexisNexis. All rights...

California Compensation Cases Staff
Laborer in Work Release Program Was Employee of County: Cal. Comp. Cases Advanced Postings October 2016

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the October 2016 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2016 LexisNexis. All rights...