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Could employee who responded to co-worker’s fatal injury sue employer for PTSD?

A manager sued his employer alleging that, while helping a severely injured employee, he was exposed to serious injury risk himself and as a result developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). How did a court rule?  [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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Is company liable for worker’s fatal heart attack?

What if an employee working remotely had a heart attack and emergency crews couldn’t reach him for 35 minutes? That’s what happened in this case, and now the deceased worker’s widow has sued the company.

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