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Workers’ Compensation: Second Injury Fund – Subrogation – Venue

Banks v. Zweifel (Case No. SC90131 – 3 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Teitelman, J.; all concur) Where a worker, who was injured in an auto accident, recovered $100,000 from the other driver, and the Second Injury Fund sought a ...

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Judges suggest compassionate change to law

Some appeals court judges have urged the Legislature to modify a section of unemployment law that forced the court to reach a result “totally devoid of any concept of fairness.” The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District said this morning ...

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Western District looks at causation in communicable disease case

A woman who contracted a disease that resulted in the loss of her colon is eligible for workers’ compensation, according to the Missouri Court of Appeals. The court reversed a decision of the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission, which held ...

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Court orders work comp for woman who lost colon

An appeals court says a woman who lost part of her colon after contracting a disease will get workers’ compensation after all. The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District said Barbara Vickers, 67, established a reasonable probability that her bout ...

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Injury definition upheld

A Missouri appeals court issued a decision this week likely to please the state’s Republican-led Legislature. On Tuesday, the appellate court in St. Louis said a Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission employee was not injured in the course of his ...

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Court says some injuries need no expert testimony

The Labor and Industrial Relations Commission doesn’t need to hear testimony from an expert witness when the injury in question is not technical, an appeals court ruled on Tuesday. The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District reversed the commission’s decision ...

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