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MO: Court Sanctions Employer For Seeking Injunctive Relief From Temporary Award

The western court of appeals recently sanctioned an employer $81,609 in attorney’s fees for making a constitutional challenge that it had a right to appeal a temporary award, contrary to a state rule and unfavorable precedent. The case is Motor Control Specialties, Inc. And the Ohio Casualty Ins...

MO: Commission Reverses Sanctions For Tenuous Defense

The failure to introduce any medical evidence may not be much of a defense, but the limited defense is not so egregious as to warrant sanctions under 287.560 , according to two recent Commission decisions, reversing awards of sanctions from two different administrative law judges against the Second Injury...