Alabama Workers' Comp Blawg

  • 13
  • Apr
  • 2015

Misuse Of The Term Aggravation Causes Huge Overpayments In Workers' Compensation

The below article is re-published with permission from its author, John Geaney. It was originally published on April 9, 2015 on Mr. Geaney's New Jersey Workers' Comp Blog (http://njworkerscompblog.com). ---------------- SCENARIO ONE:...

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  • 23
  • Aug
  • 2014

Alabama Court of Appeals Addresses Procedure to Terminate Medical Benefits and Last Injurious Exposure Rule

On August 22, 2014, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its opinion in Total Fire Protection, Inc. v Jonathan Jean, affirming the Trial Court’s order denying Total Fire Protection’s...

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  • 28
  • May
  • 2014

Alabama Employers will not be Guessed into Liability for Workers' Compensation Benefits

On May 16, 2014, the Alabama Court of Appeals released its opinion in Jesse Stutts, Inc. v. William Hughey overruling a trial court’s finding that the employee’s new injury was...

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  • 29
  • Aug
  • 2010

Evidence Supports Finding of New Injury Rather Than Recurrence of Previous Injury

On August 27, 2010, the Court of Civil Appeals released their opinion in the Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham v. Allan Isom, affirming the trial court’s decision...

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  • 11
  • May
  • 2009

EVIDENCE RELATING HIP INJURY TO COMPENSABLE KNEE INJURY HELD INSUFFICIENT

Walmart Stores, Inc v. Marilyn Orr: In this opinion, released on May 8, 3009, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals considered a case wherein the trial court held the employee to...

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