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On The Road Again: Where Does Jurisdiction Lie for a Traveling Employee's Out of State Work Injury?

by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC on

For companies that employ traveling employees, such as truck drivers, dealing with work injuries sustained by such employees can be challenging, because predicting which state will have jurisdiction over the employee's injury...more

Construction Case Law Update - December, 2014

by Carlton Fields on

FLORIDA STATE CASES - Employer Liability Policies & Worker’s Compensation – Although decedent-employee’s estate had standing as a judgment creditor to sue the tortfeasor-employer’s liability insurer for breach of...more

FRANCHISEE 101: Avoid Acts & Omissions That Expose Your Franchisor to Potential Liability

by Lewitt Hackman on

A West Virginia Court refused to dismiss an action brought under its state workers' compensation law. That law permits an employee to recover greater damages when deliberate intent exists. An employee of a Hardee's...more

Coverage Options for Employee Asbestos Claims

by K&L Gates LLP on

Over the past year, courts in Illinois and Pennsylvania have dramatically altered the ability of an employee to bring claims against past and present employers for asbestos-related injuries. Traditionally, employees were...more

Seventh Circuit Addresses Coverage Under Workers’ Comp Policy

In its recent decision in YKK USA, Inc., v. Safety Nat’l Cas. Corp., 727 F.3d 782 (7th. Cir. 2013), the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit had occasion to consider whether an employee’s common law claim...more

Frights Survive Halloween Night - Bed Bugs Continue to Bite

by Jaburg Wilk on

Halloween is over, but we still cringe as bed bugs continue to feed on the blood of their hosts. Despite studies by the Centers Disease Control there is no conclusive evidence linking bed bugs to illnesses; the bites are...more

Texas Insurance Law Newsbrief

CARE CUSTODY & CONTROL EXCLUSION PRECLUDES COVERAGE Last Friday, in Ohio Casualty Insurance Company v. Lloyd Technologies Inc., No. A-09-CA-633-LY (W.D.Tex. September 30, 2011), a Federal District Court Judge in the Austin...more

Waiving Workers’ Compensation in Transportation Agreements: Like Taking a Bullet After Being Stabbed

by Miller & Martin PLLC on

Anyone reviewing a transportation agreement in the past few years surely noticed an uptick in the number of proposed provisions attempting to “waive workers’ compensation immunity.” The waiver typically reads as follows:...more

DWReport - Winter 2011 - Legal Updates & Articles from Donaldson Walsh Lawyers

by Sharron Scott on

DWReport - Winter 2011 - Legal News & Articles from Doanldson Walsh Lawyers CONTENTS: Page 1 - Unique Insight now available in personal injury law Page 2 - Shaping your Brand Page 4 - Use Restraint in Restraints of...more

Justice for Nepali victim killed in Boston.

by Santosh Giri on

The article deals with the killing of Surendra Dangol in Boston, killed by a gunman, while working in a store (owned by a chain)....more

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