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Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (6/27/2010)

Larson’s Spotlight on Immigration Status, Going and Coming Rule, Stress, Diabetes, and Wrongful Death. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law , has compiled the list below...

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (10/21/2011) –Termination of Claimant for Failing to Provide Immediate Notice of Injury Upheld Over State’s 30-Day Time Period

Larson's Spotlight on Workers' Comp Evidence in Social Security Disability Proceeding, Termination for Failure to Provide Notice of Injury, Workers' Comp Exclusion in UIM Policy, Employee Fraud, and Immigration Status and Suspension of Benefits. Larson's surveys the latest case developments...

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (10/21/2011) –Termination of Claimant for Failing to Provide Immediate Notice of Injury Upheld Over State’s 30-Day Time Period

Larson's Spotlight on Workers' Comp Evidence in Social Security Disability Proceeding, Termination for Failure to Provide Notice of Injury, Workers' Comp Exclusion in UIM Policy, Employee Fraud, and Immigration Status and Suspension of Benefits. Larson's surveys the latest case developments...

The Equal Protection Clause and the Payment of Temporary Partial Disability to the Illegal Worker

California Labor Code Section 1171.5 indicates that all protections, rights and remedies are available to all individuals regardless of their immigration status. In Del Taco v. Workers’ Comp. Appeals Board (2000) 79 Cal.App.4th 1437 [ 65 Cal. Comp. Cases 342 ] the California Court of Appeals held...

The Equal Protection Clause and the Payment of Temporary Partial Disability to the Illegal Worker

California Labor Code Section 1171.5 indicates that all protections, rights and remedies are available to all individuals regardless of their immigration status. In Del Taco v. Workers’ Comp. Appeals Board (2000) 79 Cal.App.4th 1437 [ 65 Cal. Comp. Cases 342 ] the California Court of Appeals held...

Larson’s Spotlight: Top 10 Cases for 2011 That You Should Know About

It’s time to look back on the past year’s top cases to help us identify possible national trends. While many of these cases are state decisions, there are far reaching implications to be found in each of them. Here’s our selection for the top 10 workers’ comp cases that you should...

Wisconsin: Average Weekly Wage for 17-Year-Old Killed in Work-Related Injury Should Be Based on Probable Earnings Had He Reached Age of 27

Death benefits to be paid following the work-related death of a 17-year-old farm worker should be calculated using the presumption provided for in Wis. Stat. § 102.11(1)(g), held a Wisconsin court. That statute provides that where the employee is under 27 years of age at the time of death, his or...