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What a Difference a Word Makes!

PA Criminal Defendant Who Can’t Make Bond is Not Disqualified From Benefits. Stressing that a provision within the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act [77 Pa. Stat. § 511.1] that requires suspension of benefits for the period during which an injured worker … Continue reading

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The Road Less Traveled: Wisconsin Court of Appeals Shuns Majority Rule Re: Borrowing Employer’s Tort Immunity

Temporary Employee Has Option of Claiming Benefits or Suing in Tort Based, at least in part, on the court’s so-called “literal” reading of a Wisconsin statute [Wis. Stat. § 102.29(6)(b)1.], the Court of Appeals of Wisconsin recently held that a worker … Continue reading

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