Workers' Compensation Acts

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Workers' Compensation Acts

American legislation at individual state levels regulating workers' compensation insurance, which covers medical care in the event that an employee is injured at work. Workers' compensation acts generally require employers to purchase this insurance for their employees.
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It remains to be seen whether the Division of Workers' Compensation will allow the full amount of the subrogation lien, or whether Old Republic violated the Workers' Compensation Act by seeking recovery.
"[W]e have had occasion to interpret each of the above provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act, and have found no basis in the law to create a judicial exception to the exclusivity provision for injuries caused by acts of coemployees," Justice Gilbert V.
We confront an important question of statutory interpretation: whether the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act, as amended, allows care-provider creditors to reach the proceeds of workers' compensation claims.
"The commission failed to fulfill its responsibility under the Workers' Compensation Act to promptly decide this case without protracted litigation," Few said.
He also wanted the minister to say the reasons for the delays in compensations, composition of the medical board, and whether there were plans to review the Workers' Compensation Act.
4 ruling, said that even though injured workers can usually obtain relief only by pursuing a claim through the state's Industrial Commission, the insurer's allegedly malicious conduct after benefits were awarded went beyond the scope of the Workers' Compensation Act, and so the worker could sue the insurer in the general courts.
Section 12 of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act is commonly referred to as an IME (Independent Medical Examination) and it is a key resource available to claims professionals who must make sensitive determinations regarding the current medical condition of an injured worker.
The Alaska Workers' Compensation Act governs employee and employer rights and duties and obligations related to a work-related injury.
Workers' Compensation Act (54) (AWCA) to employers and employees.
19, 2014, incident occurred nearly three weeks after Oklahoma's Administrative Workers' Compensation Act took effect.
The Standing Committee on Law Amendments continues to study Bill 15, An Act to Amend the Workers' Compensation Act. The bill would allow first responders who are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder to be eligible for workers compensation, as the condition would be presumed to be work-related.
To be eligible for the scholarship grant, applicants must have a parent who has been fatally or catastrophically injured in a work-related accident, meeting the criteria of the New Jersey Workers' Compensation Act and resulting in financial need.
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