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Category Archives: Workplace Injury


Court of Appeals Rules That Personal Injury Claim Barred by Workers’ Compensation as Exclusive Remedy in Firefighter’s Injury Case

By The West Law Office |

On June 5, a Court of Appeals upheld a jury‘s decision that a firefighter could not recover against a coworker and fire department in the form of a personal injury claim based on unintentional injuries that were inflicted against him because he was barred by the exclusive remedy of workers’ compensation. In the case,… Read More »

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Court Finds That Employer Must Indemnify Contractor in Lawsuit

By The West Law Office |

On June 6, The US Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the US district court’s decision requiring a home-improvement corporation to pay an $8 million award to an employee who suffered drastic injuries after falling off of a ladder while on the job. The Injury & Lawsuit The worker was performing work based on a… Read More »

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