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Is the Wall Strong Enough?

Recent Air Ambulance Decisions Hint that McCarran-Ferguson Insurance Barrier to Federal Involvement in Workers’ Comp May Be Decaying Two recent court decisions, one from Texas [PHI Air Med., LLC v. Tex. Mut. Ins. Co., 2018 Tex. App. LEXIS 849 (3rd … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Bizarre Workers’ Comp Cases for 2017

Annual “Bizarre” List Began 30 Years Ago Continuing a New Year’s tradition that informally began 30 years ago, when my mentor, Dr. Arthur Larson, original author of Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law, and I would meet each January at his home … Continue reading

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New York: Vehicle Owner Shielded from Contribution By Exclusive Remedy Defense

Answering a question certified to it by the U.S. Court of Appeals (2nd Circuit), the Court of Appeals of New York, in Isabella v. Koubek, 2014 N.Y. LEXIS 569 (Mar. 27, 2014), recently held that a defendant may not pursue … Continue reading

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