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.
Employer's liability insurance is not required by the Alaska Workers Compensation Act, but most insurers advise their clients to carry it, Monagle says.
On the other hand, the United States District Court, District of Columbia, ruled that the plain terms of the workers compensation act in the D.C.
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During his 27 years with the Department of Labor he directed the licensing and regulation of insurers and self-insured employers under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act.
His widow received just pounds 17,000 from the Pneumoconiosis Workers Compensation Act fund.
The changes follow a comprehensive public review of the Workers Compensation Act which recommended that coverage of workplaces be extended after consultation with affected industries.
* State the purposes of the United States Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act (L&HWCA)
For workers' compensation purposes, an employer of any number of related employees and less than six unrelated employees engaged in agricultural pursuits are not exempt from the Workers Compensation Act. An employer who is exempt may elect to bring his or her employees under the Act.
Topics include a discussion of eligibility for benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act; The Jones Act; maintenance and cure; wrongful death; Death on the High Seas Act; and other exposures.
He further said all those who lost lives in the course of duty or got injured while on duty were compensated, adding that the formula was calculated in accordance with defence force regulations in place and provisions of the Workers Compensation Act.
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