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Alabama Accountant’s Fatal Shooting by Disgruntled Former Client Found Compensable

In a case with a bizarre fact pattern, an Alabama appellate court affirmed an award of workers’ compensation death benefits to the surviving spouse of an accountant who was stalked and then shot to death because her assailant blamed the … Continue reading

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Missouri: Boyfriend’s Murder of Employee Did Not Arise From the Employment; Wrongful Death Action Not Barred by Exclusive Remedy Doctrine

Last Friday, a Missouri appellate court reversed a decision by a state trial court that had sustained a defendant-employer’s motion for summary judgment in a wrongful death action filed against it and others by parents of an 18-year-old employee who … Continue reading

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