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Court Case Update, Oklahoma - September 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Court-Case-Update,-Oklahoma-September-2020.aspxCourt Case Update, Oklahoma - September 2020NCCI InsightsSeptember 25, 2020The Supreme Court of Oklahoma found that an Oklahoma workers compensation statute is unconstitutional to the extent that it denies recovery to the next of kin of a deceased employee with no dependents. Article
Court Case Update, California - September 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseSeptember2020-California.aspxCourt Case Update, California - September 2020NCCI InsightsSeptember 18, 2020A California federal District Court ruled that exclusive remedy barred certain claims by an employee in connection with the employer’s alleged failure to maintain a safe and healthy work environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.Article
COVID-19 Court Cases (PDF)https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-COVID-19-Court-Cases.pdfCOVID-19 Court Cases (PDF)NCCI InsightsSeptember 18, 2020This report provides an overview of COVID-19-related state and federal cases with potential implications for workers compensation insurance.PDF
Court Case Update, Federal - August 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseAugust2020-Federal.aspxCourt Case Update, Federal - August 2020NCCI InsightsAugust 21, 2020The federal Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the constitutionality of a Washington workers compensation statute that creates a presumption of compensability for certain types of diseases contracted by federal contractors.Article
Court Case Update, Texas - June 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseJune2020-TX.aspxCourt Case Update, Texas - June 2020NCCI InsightsJune 30, 2020The Supreme Court of Texas held, in Texas Mutual Insurance Co. v. PHI Air Medical LLC, that the Texas Workers' Compensation Act “fair and reasonable reimbursement” standard was not preempted by the federal Airline Deregulation Act (ADA).Article
NCCI’s Compensability—Statutory Survey (PDF)https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-Compensability-Statutory-Survey-May-2020.pdfNCCI’s Compensability—Statutory Survey (PDF)NCCI InsightsJune 24, 2020As a reference tool, NCCI’s Compensability—Statutory Survey compiles statutory standards of compensability for states where NCCI is a rating or advisory organization.PDF
Court Case Update, Georgia - June 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseJune2020-GA.aspxCourt Case Update, Georgia - June 2020NCCI InsightsJune 24, 2020On June 16, 2020, the Supreme Court of Georgia held, in Frett v. State Farm Employee Workers' Compensation, that injuries suffered by an employee as a result of a slip and fall during a scheduled lunch break were compensable.Article
Court Case Update, Nebraska and Texas - June 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseJune2020-NE-TX.aspxCourt Case Update, Nebraska and Texas - June 2020NCCI InsightsJune 18, 2020NCCI provides an update of two court cases in Nebraska and Texas that may impact workers compensation in those states.Article
Court Case Update, Florida and Colorado - June 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseJune2020-FL-CO.aspxCourt Case Update, Florida and Colorado - June 2020NCCI InsightsJune 09, 2020NCCI provides an update of two court cases in Florida and Colorado that may impact workers compensation in those states.Article
Court Case Update, Maryland - June 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseJune2020-MD.aspxCourt Case Update, Maryland - June 2020NCCI InsightsJune 03, 2020On May 26, 2020, the Court of Appeals of Maryland held, In the Matter of Collins, that a workers compensation claimant lacks the power to release any dependent’s future claim for death benefits.Article
Court Case Update, Nevada - May 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseMay2020-NV.aspxCourt Case Update, Nevada - May 2020NCCI InsightsMay 27, 2020The Court of Appeals of Nevada, in City of Henderson v. Spangler, found that a police officer who had a pre-existing and likely genetic hearing loss condition may be entitled to workers compensation benefits.Article
Court Case Update Countrywide - April 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_CourtCase-Update-Apr2020.aspxCourt Case Update Countrywide - April 2020NCCI InsightsApril 13, 2020NCCI’s Court Case Update provides a look at some of the cases and decisions monitored by NCCI’s Legal Division that may impact workers compensation across the states.Article
Court Case Update, Arizona and Missouri - February 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseFeb2020-AZ-MO.aspxCourt Case Update, Arizona and Missouri - February 2020NCCI InsightsFebruary 20, 2020NCCI provides an update of two court cases one in Arizona and the other in Missouri that may impact workers compensation in those states.Article
Court Case Update, New Jersey - January 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseJan2020-NJ.aspxCourt Case Update, New Jersey - January 2020NCCI InsightsJanuary 16, 2020The Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey addresses for the first time whether a workers compensation judge can order an employer to reimburse a claimant/employee for the use of medical marijuana as a workers compensation treatment.Article
Court Case Update, Multistate - January 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_CourtCase-MultiState-Jan2020.aspxCourt Case Update, Multistate - January 2020NCCI InsightsJanuary 13, 2020This Court Case Update, Multistate provides a look at some of the workers compensation cases decided by the courts at the end of 2019.Article
Court Case Update - Countrywide 2019 Year-End Updatehttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_CourtCase-EOY2019.aspxCourt Case Update - Countrywide 2019 Year-End UpdateNCCI InsightsDecember 18, 2019Provides a look at some of the cases and decisions monitored by NCCI’s Legal Division in 2019, which may impact and shape the future of workers compensation across the states.Article
Introducing NCCI's Court Case Insightshttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_CourtCases.aspxIntroducing NCCI's Court Case InsightsNCCI InsightsDecember 11, 2019This online resource provides interactive navigation for a nationwide view of court cases reported by NCCI's Legal Team.Article
Court Case Update, Oregon - November 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseNov2019-OR.aspxCourt Case Update, Oregon - November 2019NCCI InsightsNovember 13, 2019The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled that the cumulative effects of a claimant’s separate work-related injuries sustained over a several year period, qualifies as an occupational disease.Article
Court Case Update, Kentucky and Louisiana - October 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseSept2019-KY-LA.aspxCourt Case Update, Kentucky and Louisiana - October 2019NCCI InsightsOctober 10, 2019NCCI provides an update of two court cases one in Kentucky and the other in Louisiana that may impact workers compensation in those states.Article
Court Case Update, Kentucky - September 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseSept2019-KY.aspxCourt Case Update, Kentucky - September 2019NCCI InsightsSeptember 05, 2019Holcim v. Swinford, the Supreme Court of KentuckyArticle
Court Case Update Countrywide - August 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_CourtCase-Update-August2019.aspxCourt Case Update Countrywide - August 2019NCCI InsightsAugust 15, 2019NCCI’s Court Case Update provides a look at some of the cases and decisions monitored by NCCI’s Legal Division that may impact workers compensation across the states.Article
Court Case Update, Oklahoma - June 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseJune2019-OK.aspxCourt Case Update, Oklahoma - June 2019NCCI InsightsJune 25, 2019In Wells v. Oklahoma Roofing & Sheet Metal, the Supreme Court of Oklahoma ruled that injuries that are substantially certain to occur are considered intentional torts by an employer and are not subject to the exclusive remedy protection of Oklahoma’s...Article
Court Case Updates, Federal and Kentucky - June 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseJune2019-KY.aspxCourt Case Updates, Federal and Kentucky - June 2019NCCI InsightsJune 18, 2019Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, in United States of America v. State of Washington. Teco/Perry County Coal v. Feltner.Article
Court Case Update, Missouri - May 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseMay2019-MO.aspxCourt Case Update, Missouri - May 2019NCCI InsightsMay 24, 2019The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District, in Hegger v. Valley Farm Dairy Co., ruled that a wc insurer could be liable to provide enhanced mesothelioma benefits pursuant to a 2014 statute.Article
Court Case Update, Kansas - April 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseApr2019-KS.aspxCourt Case Update, Kansas - April 2019NCCI InsightsApril 19, 2019In Estate of Graber v. Dillon Companies, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled that a worker’s injuries from a fall down a workplace stairway did not arise from an “idiopathic cause” to preclude compensability under workers compensationArticle

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