Monthly Archives: October 2016

New Mexico High Court Blocks Estate’s Attempt to Go After Employer’s Uninsured Motorist Coverage

No Coverage Where Tortfeasor Was Co-Employee Answering a question certified to it from a federal district court sitting in New Mexico, that state’s Supreme Court held that an employee injured in the course of the employment by a co-employee operating … Continue reading

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NY Correction Officer Fails to Link Bronchitis to Commercial Airline Flight

For many of us, it’s uncanny. Within a few days of flying on a commercial jet, we come down with some sort of cold or bronchial disorder. Our intuition tells us that there is a correlation between our time trapped in … Continue reading

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Has the Other Shoe Dropped? New Report Signals Feds Are Losing Patience with State Workers’ Compensation Programs

On October 5, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor released a widely anticipated report on the adequacy of state-based workers’ compensation programs. While the 41-page report does not go as far as to call for a federalization of state workers’ … Continue reading

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