Monthly Archives: June 2014

Arizona Adds Assignment Language To Workers’ Comp Statute (Again)

Earlier this year, the Arizona Court of Appeals essentially rewrote § 23-1023, Arizona’s workers’ compensation subrogation statute. Prior to its amendment in 2007, this statute provided that the injured employee had only one year after a cause of action accrued … Learn More

Subrogating Longshore Payments Against Jones Act Recoveries

A recent decision by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has dramatically expanded a longshore harbor workers’ compensation carrier’s rights of subrogation in Jones Act cases. The Chenevert v. Travelers Indemnity Co., 2014 WL 902873 (5th Cir. 2014) decision declares … Learn More

Carrier Reimbursement Under War Hazards Compensation Act

My oldest son was recently in Afghanistan as a civilian contractor with Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES). He is one of tens of thousands of employees of civilian contractors working overseas and subject to workers’ compensation under the … Learn More

MWL Participates In AK Memorial Golf Outing

On June 20, 2014, MWL participated in the AK Memorial Golf Outing at Merrill Golf Course just north of Wausau, Wisconsin. This event was hosted by Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. All proceeds went to college scholarships for local high schoolers. MWL sponsored one … Learn More

MWL Participates In 2014 Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Fundraiser

On June 13, 2014, MWL participated in the Washington County Annual Big Brothers and Big Sisters Golf Event and Fundraiser which took place at the Washington County Golf Course in Hartford, Wisconsin. Pictured here are Tim Pagel, Brad Matthiesen, and Doug Lehrer. All proceeds … Learn More

Gary Wickert Interviewed for Yahoo Shine Article Entitled “Parents to Be Held Accountable for Kids’ Graffiti in Chicago”

Gary Wickert was recently contacted by Beth Greenfield, a Yahoo News reporter for Yahoo Shine, regarding a new Chicago Transit Authority initiative to hold parents responsible for subway graffiti at the hands of their minor children. Yahoo ran across a … Learn More