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Tag Archives: Workers’ Compensation Law

Workers’ compensation covers woman’s fall at doctor’s office, court finds

A woman who was treated for exposure to ant spray in the workplace, then hurt her knee at the doctor’s office while being treated, qualifies for permanent total disability, the Court of Appeals Western District ruled. In May 2009, Mid-Missouri ...

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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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AIG wins dismissal of suit seeking $1 billion

American International Group, accused by rivals of shortchanging state workers’ compensation pools for 35 years, won dismissal of a lawsuit that sought to recover more than $1 billion for the alleged underpayment. A federal judge in Chicago on Thursday threw ...

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Revised workers’ comp rules upheld

A Missouri Supreme Court opinion issued Tuesday was notable for what it did not do: Return state workers' compensation caselaw to its pre-2005 state. The court ruled that a highway worker can't get compensation for his knee injury. The injury occurred while he was walking at the job site, but nothing at the site caused his knee to pop.

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