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Has the Going and Coming Rule Become Outdated?

A well-known personal injury attorney once said, “If I have to explain away more than three concerns in my own mind when deciding to take a case, then it is probably not a case I want to take”. Another way of saying this would be, when there are three exceptions to a rule, maybe the reliability...

Illinois: Courthouse Employee’s Fall Near Courthouse Door Found Compensable

Reversing the denial of benefits to a county courthouse employee, who caught her two-inch heel in a crack in the sidewalk just outside the courthouse door as she returned from a work-related meeting in a nearby building, an Illinois appellate court found that the employee faced a special risk or hazard—the...

Florida: Food Store Manager’s Murder By Jealous Assailant Arose Out of and In Course of Employment

Fatal injuries sustained by a food store manager was struck and run over by a car driven by a man who claimed to have been reacting to the decedent’s alleged sexual harassment of the man’s girlfriend, who worked as a cashier at the food store, arose out of and in the course of the employment...