Title 39-A Maine Revised Statutes

Only sections with decisions are listed here. A complete version of the MRSA is available here.

§102(4) | Average Weekly Wage

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Title 39-A MRSA §102(4)

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

Cases

22-13 Eileen Dulac v. Opportunity Enterprises 22-06 Manon Oakes v. Northern Maine Medical Center 22-05 Estate of Robert Berry v. 1st Rate Bait 21-12 Lorri Bossie v. Sargent Corp. 20-26 Dave Collin v. JD Raymond Transport 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

§201(3-A) | Mental Stress Injury

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Title 39-A MRSA §201(3-A)

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The conditions for determining if a mental injury due to work-related stress arose out of and in the course of employment.

Cases

22-18 Donald Pelkey v. W.E. Aubuchon Co. Inc. 22-11 Rebecca Mead v. Fairchild Semiconductor 21-28 Tyler v. Douglas Dynamics, Inc. 21-03 Joseph Fernands v. Riverview Psychiatric Center 20-20 Chase v. Eastern Maine Medical Center 19-36 Burns v. Maine Department of Public Safety 19-23 McKeen v. Healthsouth Corp. 19-5 Apon v. ABF Freight Systems 19-3 Enos v. Gerrity Industries

§201(4) | Pre-Existing Injury

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Title 39-A MRSA §201(4)

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

Cases

22-28 Arthur Brown v. County of Cumberland 22-27 Eugenie Hopkins v. Sebasticook Family Health 22-25 Raymond Corson v. John Lucas Tree Experts 22-22 Tina Bouchard v. Central Maine Medical Center 22-21 Hung Huynh v. Parker Hannifin Corp. 22-18 Donald Pelkey v. W.E. Aubuchon Co. Inc. 22-15 Denise Pare v. Central Maine Health 21-28 Tyler v. Douglas Dynamics, Inc. 21-23 Susan Cushman v. Walgreen Eastern Co., Inc. 21-11 Melissa James v. Tractor Suplly 21-12 Lorri Bossie v. Sargent Corp. 20-23 Daniel Larrabee v. City of South Portland 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

§206 | Medical Expenses

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Title 39-A MRSA §206

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Compensability and reasonableness of medical expenses under the Act

Cases

21-34 William Havey v. Maine Administrative & Financial Services 21-29 Percy Madore v. Antonia Levesque & Sons, Inc. 21-20 Amy Bruns v. Sebago, Inc. 2018 ME 77 Bourgoin v. Twin Rivers Paper 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 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

§213(1) | Partial Incapacity

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Title 39-A MRSA §213(1)

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Determination of partial incapacity under Section 213(1)

Cases

22-25 Raymond Corson v. John Lucas Tree Experts 22-17 Derrick Bonsey v. Maine Distributors 22-08 Claire Violette v. Employment Specialists of Maine Inc. 22-04 Robin Hamilton v. Maine Dept. of Health & Human Services 21-30 Craig Carver v. Walmart/Sam's Club 21-27 Ralph Martin v. George C. Hall & Sons, Inc. 21-19 Jessica Coro v. Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. 21-07 Suzan Samuel v. Mercy Hospital 2020 ME 137 Somers v. S.D. Warren Company 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

§213(1-A) | Permanent Impairment

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Title 39-A MRSA §213(1-A)

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Determination of permanent impairment under Section 213(1-A), and application of statute in multiple injury circumstances.

Cases

22-12 Jerome Weiss v. Maine Soapstone Co. 20-27 Mead v. Fairchild Semiconductor 19-19 Perry v. Maine Turnpike Authority 18-4 Hamilton v. Maine Department of Health and Human Services 17-38 Somers v. SD Warren 17-36 Puiia v. NewPage 17-26 Jensen v. SD Warren 14-16 Seekins v. International Paper

§214 | Partial Benefits / Refusal of Employment

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Title 39-A MRSA §214

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Determination and restrictions of benefits in accordance with Section 214

Cases

22-18 Donald Pelkey v. W.E. Aubuchon Co. Inc. 21-24 David Gott v. Dept. of Corrections 20-17 Pizzi v. Nestle Waters North America, Inc. 20-06 Thompson v. The Aroostook Medical Center 19-24 Stella v. Cintas Corp. 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 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

§221 | Coordination of Benefits

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Title 39-A MRSA §221

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

Cases

21-15 Robert Charest v. Hydraulic Hose & Assemblies LLC 2021 ME 17 Robert Charest v. Hydraulic Hose & Assemblies, LLC 19-40 Stein v. Inland Hospital 19-16 Butler v. City of Portland 19-13 Pratt v. SD Warren 19-10 Capitan v. NewPage 2018 ME 24 Urrutia v. Interstate Brands 18-14 Jordan v. Bath Iron Works 18-10 Van Camp v. SD Warren 18-9 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

§301 | Notice

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Title 39-A MRSA §301

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

Cases

22-20 Sherry Knox v. Irving Forest Products, Inc. 22-07 Elizabeth Flesher v. Inland Hospital 22-03 James Wisser v. New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. 2021 ME 63 Roger Desgrosseillers v. Auburn Sheet Metal 21-25 Vicki Freeman v. Maine Medical Partners 21-21 Robert Plourde v. Huhtamaki, Inc. 21-16 Kevin Ramsey v. Shaw's Supermarkets Inc. 20-21 Desgrosseilliers v. Auburn Sheet Metal 20-16 Pelletier v. Town of Acton 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 20-25 Hewes v. Hannaford Bros.

§306 | Statute of Limitations

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Title 39-A MRSA §306

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

Cases

21-22 Kenneth Lawrence v. John Lucas Tree Experts, Inc. 21-21 Robert Plourde v. Huhtamaki, Inc. 21-15 Robert Charest v. Hydraulic Hose & Assemblies LLC 2021 ME 17 Robert Charest v. Hydraulic Hose & Assemblies, LLC 21-08 David Furrow v. Bath Iron Works Corp. 20-23 Daniel Larrabee v. City of South Portland 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

§312 | Board IME

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Title 39-A MRSA §312

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

Cases

22-22 Tina Bouchard v. Central Maine Medical Center 22-21 Hung Huynh v. Parker Hannifin Corp. 22-19 Sandra Harvey v. Affiliated Laboratory, Inc. 22-11 Rebecca Mead v. Fairchild Semiconductor 22-08 Claire Violette v. Employment Specialists of Maine Inc. 22-03 James Wisser v. New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. 21-31 O'Brien Nolin v. Seaside Healthcare 21-20 Amy Bruns v. Sebago, Inc. 21-14 Ray Bartlett v. Nestle Waters N.A. 21-12 Lorri Bossie v. Sargent Corp. 21-09 Dorothy Currier v. Goodreau's Retirement Inn 21-05 Ned Hood v. Maine Dept. of Corrections 20-25 Hewes v. Hannaford Bros. 20-19 Laursen v. Sapphire Management 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 18-5 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 18-7 O'Brien v. Quintel IV Company

§324 | Penalties

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Title 39-A MRSA §324

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Determination and order of penalties under Sections 324, 359, 360

Cases

20-09 Puiia v. Meadwestvaco 2015 ME 99 WCB Abuse Investigation Unit v. Holyoke 16-31 Cantara v. Dube Design & Construction 16-16 Sylvester v. Marco Petroleum Industries 16-1 WCB Abuse Investigation Unit v. Neal 14-20 WCB Abuse Investigation Unit v. Price 14-18 WCB Abuse Investigation Unit v. Morrissette 14-11 WCB Abuse Investigation Unit v. Holyoke 14-1 WCB Abuse Investigation Unit v. Ring

§327 | Death Presumption

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Title 39-A MRSA §327

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Application of rebuttable presumption in cases of employee death (or inability to testify) that injury is compensable and that employee provided timely notice of injury.

Cases

20-22 Estate of Jensen v. SD Warren 20-07 Nadeau v. Maine Bureau of Parks and Recreation 19-40 Stein v. Inland Hospital 19-7 Estate of Deyone v. ITG Brands 2015 ME 4 Estate of Sullwold v. The Salvation Army 15-13 Lavalle v. Town of Bridgton 13-13 Estate of Sullwold v. The Salvation Army

§354 | Apportionment

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Title 39-A MRSA §354

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Addresses apportionment of liability under Section 354 when two or more occupational injuries occur.

Cases

22-13 Eileen Dulac v. Opportunity Enterprises 21-34 William Havey v. Maine Administrative & Financial Services 19-9 Mowrer v. Genesis Healthcare 19-1 Boulanger v. SD Warren 17-43 Haskell v. Katahdin Paper and GNP Maine Holdings 17-8 Estate of Boyle v. Lappin Brothers 16-4 City of Portland v. Moses & Town of Raymond & Town of Casco 13-11 Delano v. City of South Portland