Category Archives: Workers Compensation
Implications Of Suicide In Workers’ Compensation Cases
It is well established in New Hampshire’s workers’ compensation law that an injured worker cannot recover workers’ compensation benefits for an injury caused by the claimant’s willful intent to injury. Specifically, RSA 281-A:2, XI excludes coverage for injuries “proximately caused by the employee’s willful intention to injure himself or injure another.” What was previously… Read More »
What Is The “Coming And Going” Rule In Workers’ Compensation Cases?
Many workers in New Hampshire view their commute as just another part of the job. After all, driving to and from work is not an enjoyable activity – unless you drive to work in a helicopter or you have a chauffeur! In fact, the grinding stress of traffic is often the worst part of… Read More »
Can You Obtain Workers’ Comp Benefits if You Contract COVID-19 at Work in New Hampshire?
These unprecedented and stressful times have impacted the everyday life of every New Hampshire resident. Life as we know it has changed drastically after the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic began. More than 16 million Americans, who account for about 10% of the U.S. workforce, have already lost their jobs in just three weeks as a… Read More »