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No ‘Comp bar” from Equipment Assembly (access required)

Although a rental company employee who delivered sanitation equipment to a job site spent several extra hours assembling the custom equipment, he is not a statutory employee of defendant construction company, and the Norfolk Circuit Court overrules defendant’s special plea ...

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Employer Had No Duty for Employee Parking (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms the commission’s determination that employee’s fall in her employer’s parking lot is not compensable:  employer was not responsible for maintaining the lot and did not control employee’s selection of parking places. Employee worked as an ...

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Second Knee Surgery Justifiably Declined (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms the commission decision reinstating disability benefits to a convenience store assistant manager who suffered a compensable injury to her right knee; the record supports the commission finding that considering all of the circumstances, employee reasonably ...

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Second Carrier Covers Later Disability Benefits (access required)

In this coverage dispute between two workers’ compensation carriers, the Court of Appeals holds that the carrier that was liable for claimant’s most recent compensable condition was responsible for payment of claimant’s ongoing temporary total disability benefits. On all dates ...

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Doctors’ Comp: Physicians who treat hurt workers resist low network fees (access required)

There is constant tension between doctors and workers’ compensation carriers over how much to pay medical providers to treat injured workers. The stakes are high because payment for care runs into the multi-millions of dollars for employers. The score was ...

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