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Exclusive Remedy Bars Contribution Claim, But Not Indemnification Claim

An employer ("the employer") determined that it should install special safety mats around a shear cutting machine to eliminate hazards presented when a worker stood too close to the machine. The safety mats functioned by shutting the cutting machine down when a certain amount of pressure was...

Delaware IAB Assesses First Section 2322F(g) Fine Against a Doctor for Failure to Complete Forms

In Thurmon Shelton v. Allen Family Foods, IAB # 1335120 (2/12/10), the first fine has been assessed under 19 Del. Code Section 2322F(g) for violation of the physician's obligation to complete forms outlining a patient's work capability status under 19 Del. Code Section 2322E(b). The imposition...

The Blind Side: More on that Delaware Doctor "Fine" Case

Yesterday I reported on Thurmon Shelton v. Allen Family Foods , IAB# 1335120 (2/12/10), in which the Delaware IAB assessed the first fine against a physician for failure to complete disability forms required by 19 Del. Code Section 2322E(b). I have since determined that there is a Motion for Re-Argument...