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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

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

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

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

OSHA Asks CEOs to Prevent Workplace Injuries With Crowd Control

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration sent a letter this week to the CEOs of fourteen major retailers urging them to take steps now to prevent customer and worker injuries during Black Friday and other holiday...more

Advanced Settlement Loan Companies

Occasionally, one of my clients asks me to sign a lien agreement with a company offering to advance money to the client based on the client's potential permanent partial disability award at the end of his claim. I have never...more

Justice for Nepali victim killed in Boston.

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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