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Court Crushes Plaintiff's Attempt To Circumvent Workers' Compensation Exclusivity
Wooden blocks do not constitute a point of operation guard, the removal or absence of which is an essential element for an exception to exclusivity.
WCAB Declares Regulation Invalid While Clarifying Medical Legal Process
WCAB declares an intent to invalidate administrative regulation requiring an injured worker to return to the same Panel Qualified Medical Evaluator for a subsequent injury involving the same part of body.
WCAB Concludes Regulation is Invalid While Clarifying Medical Legal Process
WCAB invalidates the administrative regulation that required an injured worker to return to the same Panel Qualified Medical Evaluator for the evaluation of a subsequent injury involving the same part of body.
WCAB Applies Home Health Care Statutes to All Dates of Injury
WCAB clarifies what steps must be taken by the injured worker to establish that the care is necessary, the nature and extent of the home care, and the information necessary for obtaining home care reimbursement.
Court of Appeal Reopens An Unfair Stipulated Award
This article discusses the holding in Benavides v. Speciality Risk Services.
Your Workers' Compensation Claim Denied - What Next?
If your workers' compensation claim is denied, it is important to understand how to file an appeal.
Injured in a Car Accident - Can I Claim Workers' Compensation?
Workers’ compensation is a no-fault system; however, there are certain cases when the coverage is not so clear, like when a worker is injured in an automobile accident.
OSHA Gets Into the Act on Ebola
Ebola outbreaks remain in the news on a daily basis. Now OSHA has issued guidance on addressing Ebola issues in the workplace. Employers can be held responsible and fined for failing to satisfy their general duty to mitigate workplace safety and health hazards.
Settlement Affirms OSHA's General Duty Clause
OSHA has prevailed in prosecuting an employer whose workplace chemical exposures were within the legal limits but were above industry "best practices" ... This effort to enforce OELs using the General Duty Clause has significant ramifications on how OSHA may address the issue of outdated PELs.
Workers' Compensation Claim and 'Idiopathic Cause'
Many employees assume that all workplace injuries are covered by Missouri workers' compensation.
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