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Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (5/31/2010)

Larson’s Spotlight on Sheepherder’s Death in Recreational/Social Event, Employee vs. Independent Contractor (Tattoo Artist, Sheetrock Worker), Co-Worker as Uninsured Motorist, and Return to Work/Light Work Duties. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about...

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (8/19/2011) – He May Not Be Larry the Cable Guy, But This “Cable Guy" is Employee, Not Independent Contractor

Larson's Spotlight on Employment Status, Fraud, Statute of Limitations, Borrowed Servant, and Jurisdiction. 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...

Split Panel Finds Independent Contractor Status for Auto Body Repairer: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (9/26/2012)

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the October 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnote and summary . © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Edmond Ziraki , Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation...

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...

Penalty for Abruptly Withdrawing Authorization for Opioid Pain Medication: Cal. Comp. Cases July Advanced Postings (7/16/2014)

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for July 2014 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2014 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. County of Riverside, PSI, Petitioner v...

North Dakota: Employer Need Not Report Day-to-Day Fluctuations in Employment Numbers to Workforce Safety and Insurance

The Supreme Court of North Dakota held that an employer did not lose its right to interpose the exclusive remedy defense in a civil action filed against it by an employee where the issue of the worker’s employment status had been litigated between the parties on multiple occasions—with conflicting...

Pennsylvania: Independent Contractor Agreement Signed After Injury Does Not Alter Worker’s Status as Employee

A Pennsylvania painter who signed an agreement indicating that he was an independent contractor after he was discharged from a hospital following work-related injuries was an employee and not an independent contractor, held a state appellate court. As such, he was entitled to workers’ compensation...

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (10/2/2015)

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 80 No. 9 September 2015 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE © Copyright 2015 LexisNexis. All rights...

California Workers' Compensation Case Roundup (1/2/2016)

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 80 No. 12 December 2015 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE © Copyright 2016 LexisNexis. All rights...

Illinois: City Water Meter Reader Is Employee and Not Independent Contractor

A water meter reader was an employee of the city and not an independent contractor where it exercised considerable control over her labor—the worker was required to read 1200 meters during an allotted time frame and during the daylight hours; she was provided with a specialized equipment, including...