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Workers Comp Matters

“Law’s Finest Hour,” Tort Lawyers and 9/11

Part 2 of our reflection on the 9/11 victims’ fund. Guest Leo Boyle shares the inspiring role tort lawyers played, pro bono, for victims and families.

Workers Comp Matters
Workers Comp Matters

“A Patriotic Obligation”: Kenneth Feinberg and the 9/11 Fund

Special Master Kenneth Feinberg reflects on administering 9/11 victim compensation in a national period of anger and sorrow.

Workers Comp Matters
Workers Comp Matters

WWE Smackdown- Are Professional Wrestlers Employees?

Take a deep dive into pro wrestling’s lack of Workers’ Compensation with guest scholar and attorney Mary Catena. What it means for contract workers.

Workers Comp Matters
Workers Comp Matters

The “Going and Coming” Rule and the “Level Floor” Doctrine

Host Judson Pierce interviews co-host Alan Pierce on the ins and outs of the “going and coming” rule and the “level floor” doctrine.

Workers Comp Matters
Workers Comp Matters

Who Pays When Company Outings Lead to Injury?

As employers look to reconnect with their teams, Judson and Alan Pierce tackle the worker’s comp doctrine of recreational injuries.

Workers Comp Matters
Workers Comp Matters

Extraordinary Courage in the Face of Injustice

The filmmaker behind the documentary ‘Radium Girls’ brings to life the inspiring and tragic tale of the teenage dial painters during WWI.

Workers Comp Matters
Workers Comp Matters

How Voc Rehab Helps Injured Workers Recover on the Job Front

Counselor Rhonda Jellenik shares how the pandemic and disruptive technology is impacting workers with debilitating injuries and illnesses.

Workers Comp Matters
Workers Comp Matters

Presumptions in the Age of Covid-19

Prof. Michael Duff breaks down the three presumptions guiding workers’ comp cases and issues arising out of Covid-19-related claims.

Workers Comp Matters
Workers Comp Matters

The Future of Work: Utopia or Dystopia?

With a gig economy still spurring increases in temp and contract jobs, guest Darrell West explains why America needs a new social contract.

Workers Comp Matters
Workers Comp Matters

The Year that Was in Workers Comp

Emily Spieler dismisses hype that Covid-19 will crush workers’ comp systems. But, though claims haven’t materialized, all still isn’t well.

Workers Comp Matters
Workers Comp Matters

Want to Improve Performance? Take a Break

Encouraging a recharge will keep teams motivated. But if the boss presses ahead with no breaks, so will the team, sacrificing performance.

Workers Comp Matters
Workers Comp Matters

Legislative Primer: What Lawyers Can Do to Push for Worker-Friendly Laws

Maritime lawyer Amie Peters updates host Judson Pierce on the state of federal advocacy for the essential workers risking their lives.

Workers Comp Matters
Workers Comp Matters

Are Foreign Governments Responsible for Worker Safety in the US?

An administrative assistant’s injury at a Canadian consulate in Boston raises key questions about when foreign governments have to comply with U.S. employment laws.

Workers Comp Matters
Workers Comp Matters

Medical Marijuana Reimbursement in Workers’ Compensation Systems

George Flores shares insights from his article “Lewis and Bourgoin: The Growing Divide Over Reimbursement for Medical Marijuana in the Workers’ Compensation System.”

Workers Comp Matters
Legal Talk Today

Workers Compensation Claims during COVID19

Patrick Palace discusses workers comp claims during COVID-19.

Legal Talk Today