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Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Claimant Not Entitled to Permanent Total Disability Under Odd-Lot Rule

Larson's Spotlight on Odd-Lot, Statute of Limitations, Agricultural Employer, and Hazard of Employment. 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...

Neutral Risk Doctrine Applied to Render Claim Compensable: Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (3/14/2012)

Here’s the next batch of advanced postings for the March 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Kyong Hee Lee, Se Hyung Lee, individually and dba South...

Missouri: Supreme Court Reverses Comp Benefits From Making Coffee

Claimant was injured in an office kitchen after making coffee and fell when she turned to put coffee grounds into the trash eventually resulting in surgery to her hip and pelvis. The Supreme Court in Johme v St. John's Mercy Healthcare, No. SC 92113 (May 29, 2012), 2012 Mo Lexis 101 reversed an award...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: After 2010 Oklahoma Statutory Amendment, “Substantially Certain” Doctrine No Longer May Be Utilized to Establish Intentional Tort Claim Against Employer

Larson's Spotlight on Intentional Tort, Increased Risk Doctrine, Job Termination, and Independent Contractor. 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...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: The Great Recession Catch 22 for Laid Off Worker With No Average Weekly Wage

Larson's Spotlight on Average Weekly Wage, Marijuana Presumption, Slip and Fall, and Paid Break. 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. ...

Missouri: Court Reverses Denial of SIF Benefits for Unexplained Fall

A worker fell 20-25 feet from a rail car. He settled his case with the employer and proceeded with a claim for second injury fund benefits. The court of appeals reversed the Commission’s award which denied SIF benefits because claimant failed to prove "why" he fell. Gleason v Treasurer...