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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]

Rudloff: three strikes, you’re out.

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Rudloff: three strikes, you’re out.

On September 25, 2014 the Court of Appeals issued its decision in Upton v. Standard Parking Group. The Board reversed ALJ Rudloff on his award of the three times multiplier, the Court of Appeals affirmed … [Continue Reading]

Horseplay: Ain’t What It Used To Be

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

by Scott M. Brown

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]

Reappointment: How Often Are Administrative Law Judges Affirmed On Appeal

Reappointment: How often are Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) affirmed on appeal?

Almost half of our Administrative Law Judges (“ALJs”) are up for reappointment at the end of this year, which will be the end of Governor Beshear’s term. The list … [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]

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We had the opportunity to attend a hearing at the DWC (Department of Workers Claims) on July 28, where several speakers offered comments on the proposed workers’ comp practice regulations. Commissioner Lovan advised attendees that written comments had … [Continue Reading]