Avoiding what would have been its first personal injury lawsuit trial, Tesla Motors settled a claim with an injured worker for $13 million but said a staffing agency, West Valley Staffing Group, “will pay the bulk of the settlement.”
After getting a ticket for alleged distracted driving while talking on a cell phone, this Connecticut resident went to court and was able to get his ticket thrown out by arguing that he was actually eating a hash brown at the time.
If someone is injured during a pre-employment test, do they get workers’ comp benefits? The answer to that question came down to the definition of a three-letter word.
Staffing shortages at OSHA won’t hurt as much down the road once the agency begins to rely on drones to inspect jobsites.
An employee slipped and injured his left knee while at work. Four months later, he said favoring his right knee caused another injury. Did the employee receive workers’ comp benefits?
A word to the wise: The effects bear pepper spray have on the ursus animal family are the same for humans. Some workers at an Amazon warehouse found that out the hard way.
An employee claims his employer retaliated against him for collecting workers’ comp benefits. What did a court think about his claim?
Navigating state medical marijuana laws isn’t getting any easier.
Employees injured in vehicle crashes on their way to or from their job usually don’t receive workers’ comp benefits for their injuries. Courts have recognized exceptions – but not in this case where an employee gave a co-worker a ride.