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Employee falsified time sheet after injury: Does she get workers’ comp?

A payroll clerk submitted time sheets that said she worked when she didn’t. Does that negate her workers’ comp claim for a previous injury?  [Read more…]

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Slipped on wet floor while getting a snack: Will she get comp?

An employee went to the company vending machine to get a snack. She slipped, fell and fractured her pelvis. She applied for workers’ comp which her employer denied. How did a court rule?

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Is it enough to provide safety gear, or do you have to make ’em use it?

In a recent court case, a company argued that the law only required it to supply safety devices, not be the “watchdog of careless employees” and make sure they actually use them. Did the court buy that reasoning?

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