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Comp exclusivity bars husband’s bystander claim

Workers’ compensation provided the exclusive remedy for a husband whose wife was killed in an accident that occurred when they were both working at the same construction site, the Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled in affirming a dismissal.

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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

The maximum workers’ compensation benefits available to a longshoreman must be based on the national average weekly wage for the fiscal year in which he became disabled. See “Longshore Act maximum rate set at date of disability” U.S. Supreme Court. ...

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In workers’ comp case, a question of time

WASHINGTON – In a decision that could impact injury benefits under a number of statutes that base calculations on the national average weekly wage, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court considered just when injured claimants are entitled to compensation ...

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