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Florida High Court Strikes Down 104-Week Limitation on TTD Benefits

Earlier today (June 9, 2016), a divided Supreme Court of Florida rendered its long-awaited decision in Westphal v. City of St. Petersburg [No. SC13–1976], striking down as unconstitutional the state’s 104-week limit on temporary total disability benefits [see § 440.15(2)(a), … Continue reading

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Wyoming Court Says Division’s Rule Setting Arbitrary Limitation on TTD Benefits Is Invalid

Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 27–14–404 limits awards of TTD benefits to twenty-four months, but gives the Wyoming Worker’s Safety and Compensation Division (the Division) discretionary authority to extend the time for those benefits in the event of “extraordinary circumstances.” The … Continue reading

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Nebraska Retail Worker Awarded TTD Benefits and Continued Medical Care to Deal With PTSD and Drug Dependency Following Work-Related Shooting

In a recent case with rather bizarre underlying facts, the Supreme Court of Nebraska affirmed an award of temporary total disability benefits for an employee’s PTSD condition and inpatient treatment for chemical dependency that worsened after the employee was shot … Continue reading

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Ohio: Unpaid Work for Wife’s Business Warranted Forfeiture of Benefits, But Not Finding of Fraudulent Activity

The Supreme Court of Ohio, affirming a decision of a lower level appellate court, recently held that while a claimant could not receive temporary total disability (TTD) benefits for any period in which he or she worked [Ohio Rev. Code … Continue reading

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