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Pennsylvania: “Premises” Cannot Be Extended to Cover Slip & Fall on College Campus Walkway

A Pennsylvania appellate court recently held that the state’s Appeal Board erred when it awarded workers’ compensation benefits to a painter injured in a fall as he walked toward a train station at the end of his workday. A painting contractor employed the painter. In turn, the contractor...

Oklahoma: Parking Lot Injury Covered in Spite of Special Statute’s Language

A divided Supreme Court of Oklahoma held that a university employee sustained injuries arising out of and in the course of her employment when she slipped and fell on ice in a campus parking lot where she had been instructed to park. The majority found that the employee’s actions at the time of...

Ohio: Nurse Injured as She Walked to CPR Class Should Recover Benefits

A nurse, who sustained injuries when she fell in a pedestrian crossing as she returned to a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (“CPR”) training class, after retrieving forgotten class materials from her car, should recover workers’ compensation benefits, held an Ohio appellate court. The...

Tennessee: Injury Covered in Spite of Claimant’s Resignation from Her Employment

Where an employee told her supervisor that she was quitting and she fell on her way out of the employer’s store, she was nevertheless entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for her injuries since her employment included incidents that occurred within a reasonable time after termination...