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FL: Employer Files Defamation Suit Against Injured Worker's Attorney

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - The Palm Beach Post News reports that Altec, the employer of an illegal immigrant who was left paralyzed after a fall off a Palm City roof in 2006 and who is receiving workers' compensation benefits, has sued the injured worker's attorney for defamation with respect to certain...

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (3/18/2011)

Larson's Spotlight on Subsequent Injury, Accidental Injury, Unexplained Injury, Collateral Source, and Defamation Suit . 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...

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...

Montana: Civil Suit Fails Against Nurse Who Noted in Medical Record That Claimant Might Be Malingering

The Supreme Court of Montana recently affirmed a trial court’s summary judgment order favoring a nurse who had been sued for defamation by a workers’ compensation claimant after the defendant nurse documented in the claimant’s medical file that claimant may have been malingering or...