Category: Workers Compensation

Posted in California Workers Compensation

Hirer Of Independent Contractor Is Not Liable For Injury To Contractor’s Employee

From Lexology, Tony Oncidi reports on a case in California in which the company that hired an…

Posted in Ohio Workers Compensation

Rolling the dice with independent contractors – employee misclassification can prove to be a risky and expensive game of roulette when an injury occurs!

From Lexology, Nicole R. Hunter discusses the risks of classifying a worker as an independent contractor if…

Posted in Tennessee Workers Compensation

From Contractor to Conflict: Independent Contractors and On-the-Job Injuries 

From JDSupra, Alexandra Ortiz Hadley discusses the obligations of a business that hires an independent contractor to provide…

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Posted in Utah Workers Compensation

Utah’s Employer/Independent Contractor Distinction Remains Cloudy, Even To Judges

From JDSupra, Mark Morris discusses a recent case in which a worker was an independent contractor when…

Posted in California Workers Compensation

Court holds homeowner Johnny Mathis not liable for injuries to independent contractor window cleaner 

From The San Diego Tribune, Dan Eaton discusses a case in which an independent contractor window-washer who…

Posted in Georgia Workers Compensation

AMC Looks to Erase $8.6 Million Verdict in ‘Walking Dead’ Stunt Death 

From Variety, Gene Maddaus reports that AMC Networks is arguing that a stuntman’s death should be processed…

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Posted in Workers Compensation

Independent Contractors Need Workers’ Compensation

  From Lawyers.com, Jeffrey S. Gross discusses the importance of workers compensation for independent contractors. Jeffrey writes: Workers’…

Posted in Workers Compensation

Who Is The Employer Of a Staffing Agency Temp?

From JDSupra, Brian Clemow discusses a Connecticut case in which the client of a staffing company retaliated…

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Posted in Workers Compensation

Employee or Independent Contractor?

    From About.com, Marianne Bonner discusses the issue of misclassifying workers as independent contractors instead of employees…

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Posted in Workers Compensation

Employee or independent? It’s a workers’ comp issue

    From WorkersCompensation.com, Fielding Buck discusses the challenges small businesses face in determining who is an…

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Posted in Workers Compensation

Legal Options for Injured Independent Contractors

  The Goldberg Weisman Cairo blog reviews the options for an independent contractor who is injured.  It states: Because…

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Posted in Workers Compensation

Employee or Independent Contractor? What this Means for your Workers Compensation Case.

From Ankin Law Office, Howard Ankin discusses how the classification of a worker relates to a workers compensation claim….