Railway Accidents and NineteenthCentury Legislation: 'Misconduct, Want of Caution or Causes Beyond their Control?'
- TRIGON HOLDINGS, INC. V. WORKERS' COMPENSATION APPEAL BOARD (GRIFFIN): MAKING THE STANDARD LESS STRAINED? Toaltoan, Melissa // Widener Law Journal;2015, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p623
The article looks at the decision of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court in the case Trigon Holdings, Inc. v. Workers' Compensation Appeal Board related to less strained standard for the Workers' compensation. It mentions that court analyzed the standard and established that injuries are not...
- New Standards Stall Workers' Comp Cases. S. M. // Reeves Journal: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling;May2005, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p32
Reports that an estimated 100,000 workers' compensation cases have stalled as doctors rewrite medical evaluations to meet the new standards passed by the California Legislature in 2004. Mandate of the law; Rulings under the old law concerning workplace injury; Issue on whether employers can...
- Home Health: Nurse Gets Worker's Comp For Auto Accident. // Legal Eagle Eye Newsletter for the Nursing Profession;Aug2005, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p4
Cites a Court of Appeals of North Carolina case involving a home health nurse's accident claims against his employer Caldwell Memorial Hospital. Facts of the case; Opinion of the court; Use of the traveling salesman exception to the general rule provision by the court, which ruled in favor of...
- The Problem of Discounting with an After-Tax Rate of Return in Cases of Personal Injury or Wrongful Death. Martin, Matthew // Journal of Legal Economics;Feb2007, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p33
Forensic experts are often called upon to estimate the value of a lump sum payment that will replace, as closely as possible, a stream of income that has been lost as the result of a tort or some other form of negligence. Sometimes federal or state statutes require that such estimates be made on...
- Will Trial Bar-barians Kill Exclusive Remedy? Hartwig, Robert P. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;09/25/2000, Vol. 104 Issue 39, p12
Focuses on trial lawyers who are pushing to abandon the adoption and implementation of workers' compensation legislation in all states in the United States. Doctrine and concept of exclusive remedy; Common law principle of contributory negligence applied by courts; Assaults against the...
- Home Health: Nurse Gets Worker's Comp, Hit By Car. // Legal Eagle Eye Newsletter for the Nursing Profession;Aug2005, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p4
Reports on the case "Labadie v. Norwalk Rehab Service," where the Supreme Court of Connecticut decided to upheld payment of worker's compensation benefits to a home health nurse who was hit by a car crossing the street.
- Multiplicity of Remedies in the Field of Industrial Accident Law. Edises, Bertram // California Law Review;Jul33, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p430
Discusses the different set of remedies that can be obtained in the field of industrial accident law in the U.S. Federal Employers' Liability Act; General maritime law and the Jones Act; Longshoreman's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.
- Bills To Modify South Dakota Contributory Negligence Defeated. // Insurance Advocate;03/31/2001, Vol. 112 Issue 13, p14
Reports on the defeat of bills on modified contributory negligence by the South Dakota legislature. Effect of the action on consumers and insurers; Provisions of the bills.
- Federal Compensation Programs: Perspectives on Four Programs: GAO-06-230. // GAO Reports;12/13/2005, p1
Since 1969, when Congress established the Black Lung Program as a temporary federal program to provide benefits for coal miners disabled by pneumoconiosis (black lung disease), the federal government has played an ever-increasing role in providing benefits to individuals injured as result of...