Civil Sexual Assault Episode 6: Changes in the area of Civil Sexual Assault
Civil Sexual Assault Episode 5: Assessing Sexual Assault Claims
Civil Sexual Assault Episode 4: Challenges Facing Institutions Subject to Sexual Abuse Claims
The Integrated and Coordinated Approach to Title IX Compliance
Hailey French’s Story – When millions barely cover the bills.
Civil Sexual Assault Episode 3: Challenges Facing Survivors Seeking Redress Through the Civil Courts
The Keys to Assessing Sexual Abuse Claims - Civil Sexual Assault Episode 2
Civil Sexual Assault: Options for Redress
What happens if more than one person is responsible for an accident?
Catastrophic Impairment: What it means and why it's important to you if you've been hurt in a car accident
What is Subrogation and How Does it Affect Settlement Amounts?
Superman's Legal Duty
Gene Grabowski on Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices
Best Practices: Institutional Response to Sexual Misconduct (Podcast)
What Money Damages Are Available In A Personal Injury Claim?
Do you know the restrictions for a probationary driver in New Jersey?
Car Accidents and the Things You Need to Know
Webinar: Investigating and Resolving Sexual Assaults on Campus
Lessons from Amusement Park Safety Concerns: An Integrated Approach to Business Regulation
Money Talks: Safe Places & Breach of Security (Part I)
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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
In Sharp v. Commissioner, the United States Tax Court once again demonstrated the importance of carefully crafting settlement agreements and reaffirmed that emotional distress damages are taxable income to the recipient....more
AC34963 - Compassionate Care, Inc. v. Travelers Indemnity Co. -
The plaintiff was in the business of maintaining a list of nurses it referred out, as needed, to hospitals and nursing homes. It did background checks on...more
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Court finds in Tooey that Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act does not bar latent occupational disease lawsuits against employers.
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In North Carolina the redress for an on-the-job injury is strictly limited to the “exclusive remedy” provision of the NC’s Workers’ Compensation Act. Under this Act, jurisdiction is given to the NC Industrial Commission and...more
Ruling in a 4-2 decision, the Australian High Court denied a government employee worker’s compensation claim for an injury the employee sustained while having sex in a motel room during a business trip.
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A simple definition of workers’ compensation fraud is any activity that prohibits the fair payment of valid claims for workplace injuries or illnesses. However, it is important to understand that fraud can be used to collect...more
Today, New York's highest court issued a decision that affects an injured worker's right to compensation under Labor Law Section 240, an absolute liability statute feared by many New York property owners and their contractors...more
This week we examine the issues of whether a volunteer who accepts medical benefits under a worker's compensation policy is bound to the Indiana Worker's Compensation Act for exclusive recovery. We also examine the Indiana...more
Last week, the Illinois Supreme Court seemed poised to reject an expansive interpretation of the "traveling employee" exception to the "going and coming" rule, which holds that employees injured during their commute to work...more
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On May 9, 2013, the New Jersey Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of Hersh v. Morris County, to decide physically where employment begins....more
In light of the fact that the NC Senate is preparing to vote on a recently-passed House bill, it is appropriate to revisit one topic that may be addressed by the Senate in the coming days. The House passed Senate Bill 112...more
The kindergarten worker said she can't remember much about what happened — just everyone screaming and trying to get the children out of the playground....more
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The founding principle of workers compensation is that an employee injured on the job can receive compensation regardless of whether the employer was at fault in any way. But what if the employer thinks the employee is at...more
Case Report -
Gore v. WVOIC and Boone County Parks & Recreation Comm’n, (W.Va. 3/28/2013) -
On March 28, 2013, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued a decision supporting the ranges of permanent...more
Diane Marie Minish v. Hanuman Fellowship et al. -
Court of Appeal, Sixth District (February 25, 2013) -
The doctrine of judicial estoppel precludes a party from obtaining an advantage by asserting one position, and...more
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