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Worker's compensation

May 15, 2017

Budget panel to decide fate of workers’ comp court reporters

A powerful panel of lawmakers is close to voting on whether the state will continue requiring court reporters to be present at workers’ compensation proceedings.

Dec 31, 2015

Workers’ comp grand bargain at risk

Earlier this month, state Rep. John Spiros, R-Marshfield, released a misleading opinion piece on a bill aimed at overhauling Wisconsin's workers' compensation system.

Mar 6, 2015

Don’t mess with 100 years of workers’ comp success

Wisconsin’s lawmakers are considering a state-budget provision that would dismantle the current law and turn workers' comp into a political hot potato.

May 22, 2014

Paralyzed attorney not eligible for workers’ comp, court rules (UPDATE)

An attorney left paralyzed during a motorcycle crash that occurred when he was traveling with clients is not eligible for workers' compensation benefits, since he was not technically working when he crashed, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.

Apr 1, 2013

Worker’s comp. benefits cause employee waiver of right to jury trial

If a Rock County snowplow driver jars his spine on the job and collects more than $148,000 in worker’s compensation benefits, does he give up his right to a jury trial in a joint private action against the 3rd party tortfeasor?

Dec 4, 2012

Employment — workers compensation — independent contractors

2012AP273 Petrovic v. Labor and Industry Review Commission, et al.

Nov 29, 2012

Employment – worker’s compensation — permanent partial disability

2012AP973 Hooper Corp., et al. v. Labor & Industry Review Commission, et al.

Sep 18, 2012

Employment — workers compensation — refusal to rehire

2011AP2532 Mofoco Enterprises Inc. v. Wisconsin State Labor & Industry Review Commission, et al.

Sep 5, 2012

Employment — workers compensation — termination

2011AP2358 Menard Inc., et al. v. Keene, et al.

Aug 14, 2012

Employment — workers compensation — competency

2011AP2722 Besse Forest Products Inc. v. Lopez, et al.

Jun 19, 2012

Employment — worker’s compensation — bad faith

2011AP2636 Grede Foundries, Inc., v. LIRC

May 11, 2012

Employment — workers compensation — cross-examination

2010AP208 Aurora Consolidated Health Care v. LIRC

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