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NEW WALMART EMPLOYEE DELIVERY PROGRAM EXPANDS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LIABILITY
NEW WALMART EMPLOYEE DELIVERY PROGRAM EXPANDS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LIABILITY By Attorney Dennis Kurth Snow, Carpio & Weekley According to the Washington Post, Walmart is thinking of using its fixed-site employees to deliver packages to customers on their w...

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VOLUNTEERS
VOLUNTEERS By Attorney Dennis Kurth Snow, Carpio & Weekley Volunteers are generally not “employees” and, therefore, are not covered by the workers’ compensation law if they are injured on the job.  There are, however, statutory exceptions to the rule for vo...

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POLICE OFFICER PTSD CLAIMS; AN OMINOUS TREND
POLICE OFFICER PTSD CLAIMS; AN OMINOUS TREND By Attorney Dennis Kurth Snow, Carpio & Weekley In the last few years, in reaction to some very high profile incidents around the country, there has been recognition of the tremendous stress police officers are u...

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TIPS ARE INCLUDABLE IN THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WAGE
TIPS ARE INCLUDABLE IN THE  AVERAGE MONTHLY WAGE By Attorney Dennis Kurth Snow, Carpio & Weekley Today it might be hard to believe that tips should not be included in the average monthly wages of injured waiters, waitresses and bartenders but that was not a...

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Medical Source Statements
Medical Source Statements By Attorney Nicholas Wearne Snow, Carpio & Weekley As important as it is to have a good lawyer, it is equally
as important to your social security case to have a supportive doctor.  To
qualify for social security benefits you must ...

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THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AND THE YARNELL HILL FIRE
THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AND  THE YARNELL HILL FIRE By Attorney Dennis Kurth Snow, Carpio & Weekley The Yarnell Hill Fire was a tragic event that resulted in the deaths of nineteen “hotshot” firefighters on June 30, 2013.  Speculation grew about who, if anyone,...

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Social Security Disability and Marijuana
Social Security Disability and Marijuana By Attorney Nicholas Wearne Snow, Carpio & Weekley A question some of my clients have asked me is how smoking marijuana could potentially affect their application for social security disability benefits.  I wish I ha...

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Why Should You Choose a Law Firm that Specializes in Workers' Compensation Law
Why Should You Choose a Law Firm that Specializes in Workers' Compensation Law By Partner/Attorney Brian Weekley Snow, Carpio & Weekley These days, there are many firms that advertise as handling Arizona Workers' Compensation claims. Any lawyer, or law firm...

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CAUTION TO CLAIMANTS ON WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SETTLEMENTS
CAUTION
TO CLAIMANTS ON WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SETTLEMENTS By Attorney Dennis Kurth Snow, Carpio & Weekley The Industrial Commission was given jurisdiction to
approve settlements of workers’ compensation cases by virtue of a Supreme Court
case in 1986 [1] fo...

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CHANGE OF JUDGE AT THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
CHANGE OF JUDGE AT THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION By Attorney Dennis Kurth Snow, Carpio & Weekley Among workers’ compensation practitioners, the ALJ assigned to one’s case has always been an important factor in the attorney’s strategy and expectations. Over time...
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