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Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (9/24/2010)

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Privileged Communication, Mileage Costs, Fraud, Hernia as Consequential Injury. 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...

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (10/1/2010)

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Preferred Provider Organizations, Independent Contractor, Non-Subscribing Employer, and Expert Medical Advisor. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'...

Big doings in Delaware: The DE Supreme Court looking to objectively define "reasonable job search" and create a presumption on the issue of "displaced worker"?

Today is my birthday post. A big shout out to my Mom (we call her the Queen Mother) who gave me life several decades ago (and that's about all I have to say about my age). I love my life, my daughters, my husband and especially my new kitty (another grey tabby) who my daughter Caroline has unceremoniously...

Tornado Victims Injured or Killed in the Workplace: A Focus on Missouri Case Law

The general rule stated by Professor Larson is that injury due to Acts of God arises out of the employment if the employment increases the risk of this kind of harm. It is difficult to prove increased risk in tornado cases, though. Some exceptions would include showing that the location of employment...

Arthur Larson: The Visionary Scholar Who Created the “Perfect Framework” for Understanding Workers’ Compensation

Arthur Larson once said his treatises on workers’ compensation law were “human rights documents”. Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law (LexisNexis, 12 vols.) and Larson’s Workers’ Compensation, Desk Edition (LexisNexis, 3 vols.), which have guided workers’...

Honoring Visionary Scholar Arthur Larson - The Creator of the “Perfect Framework” for Understanding Workers’ Compensation Law

Arthur Larson once said his treatises on workers’ compensation law were “human rights documents”. Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law (LexisNexis, 12 vols.) and Larson’s Workers’ Compensation, Desk Edition (LexisNexis, 3 vols.), which have guided workers’...

West Virginia Supreme Court Applies Special Employer Rule to Find Temporary Employer Immune From Common Law Suits

By H. Dill Battle, III The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia recently decided that a second employer can be considered a “special employer” giving rise to special employment status for workers’ compensation immunity purposes. The specific issue of whether a temporary employer...

Arthur Larson and the Rule of Law

Arthur Larson’s passion for world peace through law and human rights By Robin E. Kobayashi, J.D., LexisNexis Legal and Professional Operations The rule of law is a theme that unifies LexisNexis across the globe and is one that is passionately supported by the company’s people. LexisNexis...