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Gamble v. Twin Cities Concrete Prods.

July 08, 2013  |   By Melissa Hareid Cashman, Caselaw Updates  

UPDATE:  Please see summary of Minnesota Supreme Court Decision of August 13, 2014 Reversing and Remanding the decision of the Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals Gamble v. Twin Cities Concrete Prods., No. WC12-5518 (W.C.C.A. July 8, 2013) On May 24, 2010, the Employee fell while performing his job duties for the Employer.  Employer and Insurer admitted that the incident occurred, but denied...

Kainz v. Arrowhead Senior Living Cmty.

April 01, 2013  |   By Melissa Hareid Cashman, Caselaw Updates  

Kainz v. Arrowhead Senior Living Cmty., No. WC12-5511 (W.C.C.A. April 1, 2013) This case is similar to Dykhoff, and the court applied similar reasoning.  The Employee here was a licensed practical nurse who worked at a senior living community.  Her job included dispensing medications.  On the date of injury, the Employee left the main floor to retrieve medications from a locked cage in the basement....

Morgan v. Minnesota Wild Hockey Club

March 25, 2013  |   By Melissa Hareid Cashman, Caselaw Updates  

Morgan v. Minnesota Wild Hockey Club, No. WC12-5505 (W.C.C.A. March 25, 2013) This case deals with average weekly wage calculation.  The employee was a hockey player who had a history of playing for both minor league teams but was often called up to play games for the NHL.  He obtained a position with the Minnesota Wild for the 2006-2007 hockey season.  During that season, he played a number of...