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Injured at company softball: Does he get workers’ comp?

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A Delaware paralegal ruptured his Achilles tendon at a company softball game and was out of work for three months. A state court said softball was “within the scope of his employment” so he should earn workers’ compensation. But an appeals court has disagreed. Advice: Draw a clear line between the activity and your organization’s involvement. For tips to achieve this goal, see www.theHRSpecialist.com/sports.

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