• Susan E. Caramiello v. Bureau of Special Investigations

    The self-insurer appeals from a decision awarding the employee permanent and total incapacity benefits. We affirm.
  • Lawrence Dilisio v. R. Dilisio, Inc.

    December 21, 2007
  • Gosselin v. Springfield Wire Co.

    December 21, 2007
    Pacific Indemnity Insurance Company, (Pacific), the latter of two insurers, appeals from a decision awarding the employee ¿ 35 benefits. Primarily, Pacific contends the judge's findings are unsupported by the evidence. We disagree, and affirm.
  • Payton v. Saint Gobain Norton Co.

    December 19, 2007
    The employee appeals from an administrative judge's decision finding he failed to meet his burden of proving that racially harassing incidents at work were the predominant cause of his emotional disability. See G. L. c. 152, sec. 1(7A). Because we agree with the employee that the judge erred by substituting his opinion on causation for the prima facie medical opinion of the sec. 11A examiner, we reverse the decision and recommit the case to the administrative judge for a determination of when the employee's permanent and total incapacity.
  • Langevin v. Air Liquide America

    December 19, 2007
    The employee appeals from a decision denying his claim for benefits stemming from bacterial meningitis, which he claims to have contracted in the course of his employment as a short-haul truck driver. Because we see no error in the administrative judge's finding that the risk of contracting the disease is not "inherent in the employment" of truck driving, we affirm the decision.
  • Wilson v. M.P. Management Co.

    December 18, 2007
    The insurer appeals from a decision awarding the employee, a tractor-trailer truck driver, permanent and total incapacity benefits pursuant to G.L. c. 152, ¿ 34A. The employee injured his back, neck and head in a fall while working on March 9, 2001. The insurer accepted liability for this injury, but now contends that the employee's incapacity is no longer attributable to it. (Dec. 1-2.) We agree with the insurer that the judge's incapacity analysis is flawed, and therefore recommit the case for further findings.
  • Jose Agosto v. M.B.T.A.

    December 14, 2007
  • John Colageo v. It's A Dog's Life

    December 11, 2007
  • Scott D. MacDonald v. Acme Waterproofing

    December 11, 2007
  • James D. Sullivan v. St. Joseph's Parish

    December 06, 2007
  • Darlene Raymann v. Massachusetts Turnpike Authority

    December 06, 2007
  • Bernadette Ruusukallio v. Toole Properties, Inc.

    December 06, 2007
  • Jean Drumm v. Viale Florist

    December 06, 2007