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‘Going-and-coming’ rule bars workers’ comp death benefits

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Finding an exception to the “going-and-coming” rule enunciated by the Rhode Island Supreme Court in Branco v. Leviton Manufacturing Company, Inc. to be inapplicable, the state Workers’ Compensation Court Appellate Division vacated a trial judge’s award of benefits to a deceased employee’s widow. Writing for the three-judge panel, Judge Debra L. Olsson said the Enterprise Rent-A-Car ...

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