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Eligibility for Workers’ Compensation After a Job-Related Accident 

From AllLaw, David Goguen discusses eligibility for workers compensation claims and confirms that independent contractors are not…

Posted in Pennsylvania Workers Compensation

Pa Court Clarifies “Written Contract” Requirement for Independent Contractor Classification under the Construction Workplace Misclassification Act 

From JDSupra, Denise Elliott discusses a recent Pennsylvania court decision in which the court said that a worker…

Posted in Misclassification Nevada Workers Compensation

Delivery driver wins workers’ comp case before state Supreme Court

From the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Sean Whaley reports a Nevada Supreme Court Decision that may allow a…

Posted in Louisiana Workers Compensation

Contractor sues for alleged on the job injury

The Louisiana Record reports a case in which a painter is suing a real estate company for…

Posted in Misclassification Workers Compensation

Who Is Responsible When a Private Contractor Is Injured at Your Place of Business?

From the Houston Chronicle, Patrick Gleeson discusses the potential liability you may have for an injured worker…

Posted in Freelancing Workers Compensation

What Insurance Coverages Should Be Required for an Independent Contractor?

From the nest, Laurie Reeves discusses what insurance coverage an independent contractor should have.  Laurie identifies 5…

Posted in South Carolina Workers Compensation

South Carolina Court says mover was not an employee

Findlaw reports a South Carolina Court of Appeals case in which the court determined that the worker (Fergurson)…

Posted in Illinois Workers Compensation

Illinois Truck Driver who was Misclassified as an Independent Contractor is Entitled to Workers Comp. Benefits

FindLaw reports a case before the workers compensation appellate division in Illinois in which a truck driver was…

Posted in Workers Compensation

Jury to Decide if Technician who installed Satellite Dishes is an Employee

From the Association of Corporate Counsel, Rachel E. Burke reports on Keller v. Miri Microsystems, a case…

Posted in North Carolina Workers Compensation

NC workers’ deaths go uncounted

From the Charlotte Observer, Mandy Locke reports that workplace deaths of self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated companies…

Posted in Workers Compensation

Do You have Independent Contractors or Employees?

From Accucheck Payroll Management Blog — Tristan Ruland offers terrific guidance on how to determine if a worker…

Posted in Freelancing Workers Compensation

The First Hire: Employee or Freelancer?

From Tweak Your Biz — Miles Young discusses the challenge of small business owners when it comes time to hire…