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Divided Sixth Circuit Court Delivers Body Blow to Michigan’s Continuing Battle Regarding RICO Claims and Comp Exclusivity

By Thomas A. Robinson A divided Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Brown v. Cassens Transp. Co. , 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 6929 (6th Cir. Apr. 6, 2012), has again reversed the dismissal of plaintiff employees’ RICO action and remanded it to the United States District Court for the Eastern District...

Missouri Supreme Court Allows V.A. to Intervene in Comp Cases

The Veteran’s Administration can now intervene in Missouri’s worker’s compensation cases to try to collect payment for medical services provided to veterans, even when an employer never authorized the care and no state rule allows it, according to a recent case from the Missouri Supreme...

Texas Workers’ Comp vs. Medicare Secondary Payer Act: Will the Supreme Court Decide Which Will Prevail?

On August 8, 2013, Guadalupe Caldera petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to take cert in his case against The Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania. Last spring, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a District Court opinion finding that the insurer had no obligation to reimburse Medicare...