Monthly Archives: September 2018

I’ve Written a New Book from the “Other Side” of my Life

I am pleased to announce the recent publication of my new book entitled, Questions of Faith: Encountering Christ at the Point of Doubt and Confusion [Mazarin Press, Raleigh, NC; additional details below]. The title and subject matter may surprise many … Continue reading

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Nevada Casino Employee’s Tort Action Against Employer for Delaying Stroke Treatment is Barred by Exclusivity

A housekeeping employee at a Las Vegas casino, who suffered a stroke just prior to the beginning of his work shift, and who contended his medical condition was exacerbated when his employer failed to seek special medical assistance within a … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Claimant Awarded Additional Benefits After Freak Accident at Medical Facility

If It Weren’t For Bad Luck, She’d Have No Luck at All An Oklahoma workers’ compensation claimant is entitled to additional benefits following a bizarre incident in which she sustained further injuries to her knee in 2012 at a medical … Continue reading

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NC Worker’s Tort Claim Against Insurer for Malicious Prosecution May Move Forward

While a workers’ compensation insurer generally enjoys the same sort of immunity from tort liability afforded the employer [see Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law, § 100.01], there are limits to that immunity. A decision issued Tuesday illustrates those limits. There, the … Continue reading

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Maryland Cab Driver’s “Misclassification” Action Appropriately Dismissed

Misclassification of Workers is not Recognized as independent Tort A Maryland cab driver, who sustained injuries in a work-related auto accident, may not maintain a civil action against the cab company for “independent contractor misclassification,” held a state appellate court … Continue reading

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