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Larson’s Spotlight on Slip and Fall Cases

Here's a recap of the top cases involving slip and fall this past year. Thomas A. Robinson has the week off. His Larson's Spotlight blog will return next week. LexisNexis Online Subscribers: Citations below link to Lexis Advance. Bracketed citations link to lexis.com. LA: Claim...

Missouri: Commission Resuscitates Extended Premises Doctrine

Rumors of the death of the extended premises doctrine were premature, according to a recent case from the Commission. In Viley v Scholastic, 2014 MO WCLR Lexis 56 (lexis.com), 2014 MO WCLR Lexis 56 (Lexis Advance) (April 16, 2014), the Commission reversed a denial of benefits when claimant fell on...

Missouri: Court Awards Benefits for Slip from Sidewalk

An administrative assistant in 2012 was leaving work, stepped off of a ramp onto a sidewalk on the employer’s property on the way to her car and injured her ankle. The court of appeals affirmed an award of benefits and found that the accident arose out of her employment. Lincoln University v. Kathy...