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Arizona High Court Says Nebraska Law Prevents Absolute Assignment of Injured Worker’s Third-Party Claim

Dueling Statutes: Which State’s Subrogation Law Should Apply? Variables within America’s mobile economy often produce complex choice of law issues, particularly when it comes to employer/insurer subrogation interests. For example, some states (e.g., Arizona), provide for absolute assignment (to the … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit: North Dakota Need Not Substitute Colorado’s More Generous Death Benefits Rules for Claim Filed in the Peace Garden State

In a case of first impression, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a U.S. District Court decision that had dismissed a widow’s civil action seeking a declaration that N.D. Cent. Code § 65–05–05(2)(2013) was invalid and unenforceable under the … Continue reading

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Board Lacks Subject Matter Jurisdiction Where Former WBNA Player Involved in Only One Game During 34-Game Career

A former basketball player in the Women’s National Basketball Association, who never resided in California, played just one of her 34-game career within the state, and who suffered no specific injury during that game, may not have her cumulative trauma … Continue reading

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