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I Believe I Can Fly: A Song or a Theory of Compensability in Delaware?

"I believe I can fly, I believe I can touch the sky......" R. Kelly Talk about flying-- well today's post is about a lady who tripped and fell and "went flying" and to hear her tell it, I think she did indeed touch the sky. And if she didn't touch the sky, her attorney...

I Believe I Can Fly: A Song or a Theory of Compensability in Delaware?

"I believe I can fly, I believe I can touch the sky......" R. Kelly Talk about flying-- well today's post is about a lady who tripped and fell and "went flying" and to hear her tell it, I think she did indeed touch the sky. And if she didn't touch the sky, her attorney...

Lara’s Theme…. And a Victory For Her Daddy In This DE Compensability Case

Today we have a guest blogger, claimant lawyer Sheldon Saints. He presents what we lawyers call a Reese case where priors are indicated and the issue is whether a work event aggravated, accelerated or exacerbated the work injury in question. I had asked Shel to send me his next win so I would have an...

The Perpetual Additur: A Short Survey of Delaware IAB Decisions Seeking Additional Body Parts

I almost titled this post “Two out of Three Ain’t Bad” after one of my all-time favorite songs by Meat Loaf. What is it about work comp and what I would call the “perpetual additur”? That vexing habit of the injured worker and the claimant bar (and the treating docs) to...

Christina’s World…… and the Ever-Generous Delaware Causation Threshold

Today’s case du jour is inspired by Fred Freibott’s daughter Christina. She was Ivy League (field hockey) Player of the Week last week and has now been profiled in Sports Illustrated. Not only is she a hockey player par excellence, she is pre-med at Columbia. Fred has much to be proud of...

Have Yourself a Merry Little Waiver: Referral of Medical Treatment for UR Concedes Causation in Delaware

It is very fitting to feature a case involving UPS this time of year. I stumbled upon Paul Schneider v United Parcel Service , IAB#1283119 (12/1/15) and what makes this case a bit of a “re-gifting” is that it contains what most would think is a well-known and well established proposition...