The difficulty with workers' persistent opposition to workmen's compensation
was that their own employers' liability reform proposals met with little success.
Kenneth Tonymon, a Jonesboro neurologist, says workmen's compensation
cases make up 10 to 15 percent of his practice.
When it comes to workmen's compensation
costs, Arkansas ranked as the fifth-worst state during policy year 1990, according to the National Council for Compensation Insurance at Boca Raton, Fla.
The two joint interim legislative committees -- Public Health, Welfare and Labor and Insurance and Commerce -- are embarking on a comprehensive study of the state's workmen's compensation
system following business complaints about escalating insurance premiums.
In workmen's compensation
cases, it is not the admissibility but the efficacy of the evidence which must prevail.
Advocate Sheraz Zaka, the amicus curie (assistant of the court), argued that Workmen's Compensation
Act, 1923 covered the disease of silicosis, a lung disease, but pulmonary Koch was not included in the third schedule of the Act.
He should be compensated under the Workmen's Compensation
Act together with some compensation from his employer.
However, you cannot count any benefits from Supplemental Social Security Income (SSI), public assistance, or workmen's compensation
The discussion here is thematic: poor relief; workmen's compensation
and factory legislation; sickness, invalidity and old age pensions; and, finally, unemployment.
* Insurance--Including comprehensive general liability, workmen's compensation
and automobile liability;
Some companies are still reluctant to increase the level of automation at their MRFs, preferring to employ manual sorters, however, for some operators, especially those in California, the high cost of workmen's compensation
is making it more expensive to have a larger labor force.
"It's a great location for attorney's who do workmen's compensation
as state offices are housed in the building," said Leiderman.