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Workers’ comp covers dog bite; can company recoup costs by suing canine owner?

A police officer was bitten by a dog and suffered injuries. His employer’s workers’ comp provided benefits. Can his employer recoup those costs by suing the dog’s owner?  [Read more…]

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Bitten by dog while on smoke break: Will he get workers’ comp?

A restaurant cook was taking a smoke break when he was bitten by a co-worker’s dog. The restaurant denied the cook’s workers’ comp claim. How did a court rule in this case?

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