Alabama Workers' Comp Blawg

  • 13
  • Aug
  • 2013

Alabama Tort Claims Involving Workplace Conditions Are Precluded by the Exclusivity Doctrine

On August 9, 2013, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its decision in Devero v. North American Bus Industries, in which it upheld summary judgment in favor of North...

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  • 25
  • Mar
  • 2012

Discoverable Records in an Outrage Claim

Ex Parte Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. - Petition for Writ of Mandamus Released March 16, 2012 The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals addressed discovery issues in an outrage claim when it ruled...

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  • 20
  • Jun
  • 2011

The Exclusivity Provisions of the Act Apply to An Employers Tortious Conduct Committed Within the Bounds of the Employers Proper Role

On June 17, 2011, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its decision in Hudson v. Renosol Seating, LLC. In December 2008, approximately 90 workers at an automobile seating manufacturing...

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  • 28
  • Sep
  • 2010

RICO Not an Exception to the Exclusive Remedy Provision in Michigan

Brown v. Cassens Transport Co. As previously discuss in our Blawg, the Federal District Court in Michigan was presented with a RICO claim based on the actions of the employer, insurer,...

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  • 11
  • Jun
  • 2010

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISMISSES RICO CLAIM

Jackson v. Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., No. 09-11529 (E.D. Mich. 03/11/10): A U.S. District Court (Eastern District of Michigan) recently determined that an alleged fraudulent scheme to deprive claimants of...

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  • 11
  • Dec
  • 2009

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT ALLOWS RICO CASE TO PROCEED

Last Friday, the Supreme Court of the United States reviewed the case of Cassens Transport Co., et al., Petitioners v, Paul Brown, et al., No. 08-1375 on its conference agenda....

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  • 15
  • May
  • 2009

RICO CASE GOES TO SUPREME COURT

Brown v. Cassens Transport Co., et al., 546 F.3d 347 (6th Cir. 2008)(NO. 05-2089): A short summary of this case was previously provided in this blawg on October 29th. At that...

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  • 29
  • Oct
  • 2008

RICO AS ALTERNATIVE TO OUTRAGE

Brown v. Cassens Transport Co., et al., 6th Cir. 2008: On October 23, 2008, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals released its decision in Brown v. Cassens Transport Co., et al.,...

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