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RICO Relief Denied: Are Employers at a Tipping Point for Brown v. Cassens-Type Lawsuits?

Most large employers are well aware of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent denial of a petition that it rehear the 6th Circuit Court's ruling allowing the plaintiffs in Brown v. Cassens Transport Company to proceed with a workers' compensation lawsuit based on alleged violations of the Racketeer...

Denis Paul Juge on RICO and the Exclusive Remedy

"The world of workers' compensation was knocked off course recently by an asteroid from the U.S. Sixth Circuit striking at the very core of the system - the exclusive remedy", writes Denis Paul Juge. "Former employees of a Michigan employer filed a civil RICO action (treble damages...

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (9/16/2011) – Sale of Assets to "New" Employer Does Not Mean It is Responsible for 100 Percent of Hearing Loss Claim

Larson's Spotlight on Hearing Loss, Occupational Disease, Dismissal of Claim, Loss of Sight, and RICO. 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 (9/16/2011) – Sale of Assets to "New" Employer Does Not Mean It is Responsible for 100 Percent of Hearing Loss Claim

Larson's Spotlight on Hearing Loss, Occupational Disease, Dismissal of Claim, Loss of Sight, and RICO. 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....

Larson's Spotlight on Recent Cases: Federal RICO Cause of Action

Larson's Spotlight on RICO, Ex Parte Communication, Penalties and Reemployment. 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. US: State Cannot...

United States: Michigan Federal Court Reiterates that RICO May Not Be Used for Bad Faith Claims

Citing two earlier precedents, a federal district court sitting in Michigan has once again ruled, in pertinent part, that racketeering activity leading to a loss or diminution of benefits that a plaintiff expects to receive under a state workers compensation system does not constitute an injury to “business...