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Top workers’ comp cases of 2016 Part 2: Unique circumstances

When it comes to these 2016 workers’ comp cases, the old saying, “You can’t make this stuff up” comes to mind.  [Read more…]

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‘Nasty’ bathroom causes career-ending injury: Is company liable?

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A train engineer says the lead locomotive bathroom on his train was so “nasty” that he couldn’t use it when he needed to vomit. He threw up over the side of the locomotive, fell off the train onto the ground, and injured his back. Is his employer liable?

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33,000 injured each year while using the toilet

Imagine this: You’re being treated in a hospital emergency room. The medical professional attending to you tries to make ER small talk by asking, “How’d this happen?” And you answer … [Read more…]

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