Legal Lines

Between 2009 and 2013 IWCI published a series of articles entitled Legal Lines about various legal issues and settled cases relating to the Work Comp industry in Indiana. Archived versions of those articles are available below.

Date Title Author
12/12/2013 Exclusive Remedy Applies to Estates and Carriers Sharon Funcheon Murphy
Robinson Wolenty & Young, LLP
07/05/2013 PTD Award Reversed - Appellate Pitfall Identified Sharon F. Murphy
Robinson Wolenty & Young, LLP
04/01/2013 Some Good Deeds Do Go Unpunished: Finding of Compensability Works in Employer's Favor Karen A. Dutcher
Ice Miller LLP
02/04/2013 Future Palliative Care Following MMI Sharon F. Murphy,
Robinson Wolenty & Young, LLP
12/01/2012 Twist and . . . Ouch! (and the Employer Pays) Karen A. Dutcher
Ice Miller LLP
05/02/2012 Wording of Settlement Could Bind the State's 2nd Injury Fund Sharon F. Murphy
Lewis Wagner, LLP
04/05/2012 Indiana Worker's Compensation Act Second Injury Fund Douglas Meagher
Kopka Pinkus Dolan & Eads
03/01/2012 Summary of 2011 Pending Legistlation Douglas Meagher
Kopka Pinkus Dolan & Eads
12/17/2011 Worker's Compensation: Abrogation of Positional Risk Doctrine Christopher Cross
11/01/2011 Parent & Subsidiary Share Liability/Protection Sharon Funcheon Murphy
Lewis Wagner LLP
10/01/2011 Doctor's Opinion Is Admissible Even If the Employee Is Not Examined Sharon F. Murphy
Lewis Wagner, LLP
08/01/2010 Defense of Provider Fee Claims after Washington Township Fire Department v. Beltway Surgery Center By Jennifer D. Meyer
07/13/2010 WC Liens Agains Third Party Claims Sonia Das, Lewis Wagner, LLP
Lewis Wagner, LLP
05/01/2010 Third Party Settlements Cut Off Workers' Compensation Liability Sharon Funcheon Murphy
Lewis Wagner, LLP (smurphy@lewiswagner.com)
12/01/2009 BATTLE OVER THE BURDEN Christopher Cross
Skiles DeTrude
11/01/2009 CASE ALERT! Employer held liable for employee weight reduction surgery. Kathy Shortridge Attorney at Law
Ice Miller LLP