The Court of Appeals released two opinions this week on workers’ compensation. In the first opinion, Fonville v. General Motors, the most significant holding concerned the defendants’ unilateral termination of benefits. In this case, the plaintiff was hurt when she was struck in the head by a tent pole at a corporate event, and the […]
Castaneda v. International Leg Wear Group: The Court affirmed in a per curiam opinion a decision by the Court of Appeals, which had upheld the granting of benefits to the plaintiff. Judge Tyson’s dissent, which had argued that the medical causation evidence was speculative, was rejected by the Court.