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Negligence – Comp Bar – Arising Out Of – Pressroom 'Goosing' Incident (access required)

A newspaper pressman whose supervisor "goosed" him and brought back memories of a childhood sexual assault can recover $40,000 compensatory and $100,000 punitive damages from his newspaper employer; the pressman's tort suit is not barred by the Workers' Compensation Act. The dispositive question is: Did the injury arise out of the employment? In an effort to ...