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We finally have a decision in Trane Commercial Systems v. Tipton, the last pivotal TTD case that was pending before our Supreme Court. Fortunately, it is another victory for employers.  (Yes, you read that correctly…a VICTORY for employers!)

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At long last, the Kentucky workers’ compensation bar has an answer to the temporary total disability (TTD) question that has been in turmoil for more than a year. With its reversal of the Court of Appeals in Zappo’s v. Mull[Continue Reading]

It’s no laughing matter, Hale v. CDR Operations.

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On October 29, 2015 the Kentucky Supreme Court handed down a dreadful decision in the matter of Hale v. CDR Operations, Inc., et al., 2014-SC-000062-WC (to be published).  Get ready to fight hard over date of manifestation.

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Supreme Court Won’t Let the Pesky Law Stop Them…

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Supreme Court won’t let the pesky law stop them from fully redressing a worker’s injury as they see fit.

Our Supreme Court handed out five decisions in September, 2015. In all but one, the Court did backbends to provide maximum … [Continue Reading]

Does Anyone Else Feel Sick?

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Statute of Limitations No Longer a Limitation to Cumulative Trauma Claims. Does Anyone Else Feel Sick?

It’s that time of year again. Kids are back in school, the first batch of illnesses are making the rounds, and a fresh batch [Continue Reading]

Horseplay: Ain’t What It Used To Be

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Horseplay:  It ain’t what it used to be.

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On September 18, 2015 the Court of Appeals (“COA”) published its decision in Hall Contracting of Ky., Inc. v. Huff, 2015-CA-000375-WC. ALJ Gott found that the injury was … [Continue Reading]

Concurrent Employment: The Statute Means What It Says

The statute means just what it says. Supreme Court rejects Court of Appeals’ reasoning on concurrent employment.

On August 20, 2015, the Kentucky Supreme Court issued its published decision in Garrard Co. Fiscal Court v. Camps, 2014-SC-000610-WC, a case … [Continue Reading]

Supreme Court Rule: No TTD But Chrysalis House Is Overruled

Supreme Court Rule: No TTD But Chrysalis House Is Overruled

We’ve been waiting for months for the Supreme Court to issue a decision addressing the temporary total disability (TTD) issue that has so many employers and carriers hot and bothered. … [Continue Reading]