Categories

Average Weekly Wage

Description

Methods for the determination of pre-injury average weekly wage under Section 102(4)

Statute

Title 39-A MRSA §102(4)

Cases

20-03 Berry v. Southern Maine Medical Center 19-9 Mowrer v. Genesis Healthcare 18-27 Lilley v. CT Sides 18-20 Thibeault v. Twin Rivers Paper Company 17-37 Mondor v. City of Portland 17-33 Winslow v. The Aroostook Medical Center 15-13 Lavalle v. Town of Bridgton 15-12 Damon v. SD Warren & Scarborough Schools 13-4 Thew v. Saunders of Locke Mills 13-1 Gushee v. Point Sebago

Board IME

Description

Application of Title 39-A MRSA, Section 312 regarding Board appointed IMEs and the increased weight given to the opinions of such examiners.

Statute

Title 39-A MRSA §312

Cases

19-34 Morton v. Cumberland Farms, Inc. 19-14 DeLong v. Key Bank 19-11 Dumont v. AT&T Mobility Services 19-4 Weiss v. Maine Soapstone Co. 19-3 Enos v. Gerrity Industries 18-25 Steven A. Lenfest, Jacob R. Hallett, and Stephen Hallett v. Sullivan & Merritt 18-15 LeClair v. Twin Rivers Paper 18-11 Tardiff v. AAA NNE & Auto Shine Car Wash 18-6 Barry v. Maine Department of Transportation 18-7 O'Brien v. Quintel IV Company 18-5 Hood v. Maine Department of Corrections 17-41 Davis v. Boise Cascade & NewPage 17-17 Dunn-Morrell v. Viking Motors 17-5 Voisine v. State of Maine, Department of Transportation 16-43 Bergeron v. Casella Waste Systems 16-42 Gurney v. Rumford Group Homes 16-29 Bouchard v. Walmart 16-24 Regula v. Regional School Unit 23 16-23 Thurlow v. Rite Aid of Maine 16-22 Singh v. Time Warner Cable 16-6 Hallock v. NewPage 16-5 Wing v. NewPage 16-2 May v. Saddleback 15-32 Thurston v. CW Hayden 15-22 Arsenault v. City of Westbrook 15-17 Pastula v. Lane Construction 15-11 Gallant v. Webber Oil 15-9 Oromo v. Aramark Facility Services 15-7 Dillingham v. Great Northern Paper 15-5 Klein v. Maine Department of Labor 15-3 Buchholz v. Gratwick Enterprises 14-35 Oriol v. Portland Housing Authority 14-34 Saltz v. MW Sewall & Co. 14-32 Lindeman-Cibelli v. Maine Medical Center 14-17 Thibodeau v. Community Health & Counseling Services 14-9 Chapman v. VIP Parts, Tires & Service 14-5 Usher v. American Red Cross 13-12 Dionne v. Sam's Italian Foods 13-9 Ouellette v. Central Maine Medical Center 13-6 Bean v. Dean Memorial Hospital 13-2 Meade v. Southworth-Milton

Compensability

Description

Addresses whether injuries arise out of and in the course of employment

Cases

19-23 McKeen v. Healthsouth Corp. 19-22 Morrison v. City of Sanford 19-21 Santiago v. County of Penobscot 17-46 Henderson v. Town of Winslow 16-32 O'Brien v. Southern Maine Medical Center 16-14 Campbell v. Skills 16-13 Atwood v. The Sloane Group 14-8 Mahar v. Blueberry Ford 14-7 Levasseur v. Albert Farms 14-4 Gray v. Maine Regional School Unit 38 13-15 Hardison v. Bangor Hydro Electric 13-3 Haskell v. Katahdin Paper

Coordination of Benefits

Description

Implementation of credits or reductions for Social Security Old Age Benefits and certain employer-funded retirement and disability benefits

Statute

Title 39-A MRSA §221

Cases

19-40 Stein v. Inland Hospital 19-16 Butler v. City of Portland 19-13 Pratt v. SD Warren 19-10 Capitan v. NewPage 18-14 Jordan v. Bath Iron Works 18-10 Van Camp v. SD Warren 18-9 Urrutia v. Interstate Brands 2018 ME 24 Urrutia v. Interstate Brands 17-19 Hunt v. Maine Coast Regional Healthcare 17-15 White v. Maine Turnpike Authority 16-35 Urrutia v. Interstate Brands

Durational Limit

Description

Addresses exhaustion of injured worker's elibigility for partial incapacity benefits based on level of whole person impairment rating and receipt of 520 weeks of incapacity benefits.

Cases

19-19 Perry v. Maine Turnpike Authority 19-18 Saucier v. Cianbro Corporation 19-1 Boulanger v. SD Warren 17-26 Jensen v. SD Warren 2017 ME 160 Bailey v. City of Lewiston 16-37 Strout v. Blue Rock Industries, Troiano Waste Services 16-18 Ouellette v. Twin Rivers Paper 16-12 Gilbert v. SD Warren 16-11 Bailey v. City of Lewiston 14-29 Oleson v. International Paper

Findings of Fact

Description

Reviews Administrative Law Judges obligation to make additional findings of fact and conclusions of law following issuance of decree and effect such orders have on appellate review.

Cases

19-21 Santiago v. County of Penobscot 19-14 DeLong v. Key Bank 17-39 Pelletier v. Irving Forest Products, Great Northern Paper 17-18 Jones v. Shaw's Supermarkets 16-12 Gilbert v. SD Warren 16-6 Hallock v. NewPage 16-5 Wing v. NewPage 15-15 Cote v. Community Partners 14-21 Morneault v. Katahdin Paper 14-19 Malpass v. P. James Gibbons Construction & JMG Construction 13-18 Almeida v. Carpet Town 13-12 Dionne v. Sam's Italian Foods

Medical Evidence

Description

Interpretation of medical opinions

Cases

20-13 Brown-Smith v. Ross Manor Associates 20-02 Smith v. Maine Coast Healthcare Corp. 19-23 McKeen v. Healthsouth Corp. 19-15 McLaughlin v. Community Living Association 18-24 Jalbert v. Northern Maine Medical Center 18-13 Knight v. Anson-Madison Ambulance Service 18-2 White v. SD Warren 17-42 Daniels v. SD Warren 17-39 Pelletier v. Irving Forest Products, Great Northern Paper 17-31 Fellows v. HO Bouchard, Inc. 17-28 Low v. Poland Springs 17-27 Wickett v. University of Maine System 16-44 Labbe v. The Googin Company

Medical Expenses

Description

Compensability and reasonableness of medical expenses under the Act

Statute

Title 39-A MRSA §206

Cases

18-26 Martin v. George C. Hall & Sons, Inc. 18-23 Doten v. Domtar Industries 18-22 Crandall v. University of Maine System 18-21 Bourgoin v. Twin Rivers Paper 2018 ME 77 Bourgoin v. Twin Rivers Paper 17-23 Belanger v. Miles Memorial Hospital 16-26 Bourgoin v. Twin Rivers Paper, Co. 16-25 Noll v. Lepage Bakeries 15-26 Gray v. Prudential Insurance 15-6 Boucher v. John F. Murphy Homes

Notice

Description

Addresses when injured worker's obligation to provide notice of injury arises and whether burden to establish timely notice was met.

Statute

Title 39-A MRSA §301

Cases

19-28 Ouellette v. Ouellette Funeral & Memorial Services, Inc. 19-27 Moscone v. Millinocket Regional Hospital 19-26 Gelinas v. Central Maine Power 19-25 Flesher v. Inland Hospital 19-11 Dumont v. AT&T Mobility Services 19-7 Estate of Deyone v. ITG Brands 16-47 Marean v. City of Portland 15-18 Briggs v. H&K Stevens 14-30 Alley v. UPS 14-23 Capitano v. Stonewall Kitchens

Partial Benefits / Refusal of Employment

Description

Determination and restrictions of benefits in accordance with Section 214

Statute

Title 39-A MRSA §214

Cases

20-06 Thompson v. The Aroostook Medical Center 19-24 Stella v. Cintas Corp. 18-30 Tiner v. Oak Grove Center 18-17 Ornberg v. Pineland Farms Potato Company 17-32 Johnson v. Maine Department of Transportation 17-25 Burgett v. Northern Maine Medical Center 17-14 Shaw v. Cumberland County Sheriff's Department 17-3 St. Louis v. Acadia Hospital 16-28 Henderson v. Lucas Tree 16-21 Lieberman v. Walmart 15-4 Tremblay v. LL Bean 14-33 Burby v. Fraser Papers 14-3 Knaut v. Lynco 13-19 Andrews v. Savage Services

Partial Incapacity

Description

Determination of partial incapacity under Section 213(1)

Statute

Title 39-A MRSA §213(1)

Cases

19-38 Hopkins v. Verso Paper & International Paper 19-24 Stella v. Cintas Corp. 19-12 Dube v. Twin Rivers Paper Company 18-28 Gallant v. Maine School Administrative District No. 49 18-24 Jalbert v. Northern Maine Medical Center 18-16 Jodrey v. Hibbard Skilled Nursing Center 17-45 Morris v. Penobscot Bay Medical Center 17-22 Cortes v. Lepage Bakeries 17-19 Hunt v. Maine Coast Regional Healthcare 17-16 Gagnon v. Twin Rivers Paper Company 17-6 Gowen v. LL Bean 16-49 McLaughlin v. State of Maine, Department of Defense and Emergency Management 16-48 Clayton v. State of Maine, Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management 15-23 Cross v. LLP Transport 15-20 Parks v. Home Depot USA 14-28 Parent v. NewPage 14-26 Waters v. SD Warren 14-21 Morneault v. Katahdin Paper 14-16 Seekins v. International Paper 14-6 Steele v. Steven McGee Construction

Pre-Existing Injury

Description

Compensability of disability for pre-existing physical conditions under Section 201(4)

Statute

Title 39-A MRSA §201(4)

Cases

17-35 Makridis v. Dysart's Service 17-21 Levesque v. Daigle Oil and Louis J. Paradis, Inc. 16-41 Johnson v. Vescom 16-10 Bowker v. NFI North, Inc. 16-8 Pouzol v. L. Blanchette & Sons 15-24 Dunn v. Sunrise Senior Living 15-23 Cross v. LLP Transport 15-17 Pastula v. Lane Construction 14-36 Welsch v. Time Warner Cable 14-31 Daigle v. High View Manor 14-24 Briggs v. H&K Stevens

Res Judicata

Description

Effect of final decision in subsequent proceedings and requirements for establishing a change in medical or economic circumstances

Cases

18-19 Norberg v. SD Warren 18-8 Bridgeman v. SD Warren 18-3 Martin v. Scott Paper 18-01 Karimova v. NorDx 17-38 Somers v. SD Warren 17-36 Puiia v. NewPage 17-34 Pelletier v. Gerald Pelletier, Inc. 17-28 Low v. Poland Springs 2017 ME 160 Bailey v. City of Lewiston 17-23 Belanger v. Miles Memorial Hospital 17-10 Stevens v. LL Bean 17-2 Dugal v. Twin Rivers Paper 17-1 Stoliker v. Northern Maine Medical Center 16-46 Butler v. Twin Rivers Paper 16-39 Allarie v. Jolly Gardener Products 16-38 Pelletier v. Twin Rivers Paper 16-37 Strout v. Blue Rock Industries, Troiano Waste Services 16-19 Day v. SD Warren Company 16-18 Ouellette v. Twin Rivers Paper 16-12 Gilbert v. SD Warren 16-11 Bailey v. City of Lewiston 15-10 Traussi v. B&G Foods 15-5 Klein v. Maine Department of Labor 14-29 Oleson v. International Paper 14-16 Seekins v. International Paper 14-13 Jackson v. Pratt-Abbott Cleaners 13-14 Johnson v. James River

Retroactivity

Description

Standards of determining whether legislative changes are applicable to pending proceedings and dates of injury preceding enactment

Cases

15-27 Axelsen v. Interstate Brands

Statute of Limitations

Description

Application of two-year statute of limitations and six-year statute of repose under Section 306

Statute

Title 39-A MRSA §306

Cases

20-10 Charest v. Hydraulic Hose & Assemblies, LLC 20-08 Lancaster v. SD Warren 19-17 Rich v. Maine Turnpike Authority 18-18 Bickmore v. Old Town Canoe 17-41 Davis v. Boise Cascade & NewPage 17-40 Caron v. Barber Foods 17-13 Estate of Fournier v. Wade & Searway 17-12 Flanagin v. Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 15-25 Matthews v. Shaw's Supermarkets & Emery Waterhouse 15-1 Estate of Zeitman v. WW Osborne 14-23 Capitano v. Stonewall Kitchens 14-22 Flanagin v. Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 13-7 Young v. Mead Westvaco