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21
MAY
2015

You Work For Who???  A Practical Illustration of Using a Workers’ Compensation Board Determination As a Shield In Construction Site Accident Lawsuits

On the heels of last week’s blog by Adam Greenberg, I figured I’d share a tale about a recent case where we used a Worker’s Comp determination to obtain an outright dismissal for our client.   The client, ABC Corp., a fly-by-night drywall contractor who went MIA shortly after...
13
MAY
2015

The Use of Workers’ Compensation Board Findings in Defending Personal Injury Claims

In defending personal injury actions involving injured workers, a defense attorney must be aware of all findings made by the Worker’s Compensation Board regarding a worker’s claim for benefits. This is because certain findings made in the context of the Worker’s Compensation case...