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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...

Indiana: Injured Worker Recovers $412,680 in Retaliatory Discharge Action

Affirming a trial court’s entry of a judgment against a former employer for $412,680 in compensatory and punitive damages in a former employee’s retaliatory discharge action, an Indiana appellate court held that there were issues of fact as to retaliatory discharge and invasion of privacy...