- Suit over pornographic emails not barred by workers comp exclusive remedy
Workers compensation’s exclusive remedy does not bar a legal secretary’s claim stemming from sexually explicit emails sent by an attorney at the law firm that employed her, a California appeals court ruled.
- City worker can sue employer in co-worker rape case: Ohio Supreme Court
A city worker can sue her employer for intentional tort after a co-worker with a criminal record raped her while working a night shift, a divided Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
- N.J. governor vetoes workers comp bill for public safety employees
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed legislation that would have guaranteed workers compensation benefits for public safety workers by presuming that several illnesses were linked to their jobs.