Stoms v. Federated Service Ins. Co., __ A.3d __, 2015 WL 6153403 (2015) On November 3, 2012, David Stoms (hereinafter “Decedent”) was returning from a family outing driving a vehicle owned by his employer, Diamond Motor. Decedent was struck by an uninsured driver and killed. At the time of the accident, Decedent was employed as…
The Workers’ Compensation Act is to be interpreted broadly to provide injured workers benefits, but this purpose will be limited by the laws enacted by the General Assembly.
This decision re-establishes that an employee’s testimony alone will be enough to carry his or her burden of proving futility.
The decision in Burley seems to establish that, short of a drastic modification of the employment contract, there will be only one location for purposes of jurisdiction.