workers' compensation law

wor·kers' com·pen·sa·tion law

(wŏr'kĕrz kom'pĕn-sā'shŭn law)
A U.S. statute imposing liability on employers to pay benefits and furnish care to job-injured employees and to pay benefits to dependents of employees killed in the course of, and because of, their employment.
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Slater, an associate with Philadelphia labor, employment and workers' compensation firm Willig, Williams & Davidson, has been certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers' Compensation Law Section.
As per the release, before Sunz, Fischer aimed on private practice in the area of Workers' Compensation law for more than 27 years.
New York's highest court, the New York Court of Appeals, has ruled that an employer that allegedly hired undocumented aliens in violation of federal law did not lose the benefit of a provision of the state's Workers' Compensation Law limiting the ability of a third party to assert contribution and indemnity claims against the employer.
This casebook--part of a series influenced by the Carnegie Foundation's Educating Lawyers: Preparation for the Practice of Law and Roy Stuckey's Best Practices for Legal Education--introduces students to workers' compensation law in the United States.
The enforcement provisions of the Federal law, which grant private individuals the right to sue for damages, "in no way intimate that the availability of that right is affected by state workers' compensation law.
The site contains basic information and commonly asked questions about her practice areas, including divorce, other areas of family law, Social Security disability, wills and Workers' Compensation law.
Della Franco have been certified as specialists in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers' Compensation Law Section.
His practice includes all aspects of workers' compensation law, both at the trial and appellate level.
Quinlan also publishes such titles as Employee Terminations Law Bulletin, Workers' Compensation Law Bulletin, Union Contract Law Bulletin and Unfair Labor Practices Bulletin.
In 1993, the state's workers' compensation law was reformed, including a requirement that the occupational safety and health board create ergonomic standards to minimize repetitive motion injuries.
The payment of funds to the state, which is not a fine, followed recently enacted amendments to the workers' compensation law that eliminated the discrepancy.
3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nicholas "Niko" Pothitakis of Burlington was listed in The Best Lawyers In Americae 2015 in the field of Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants in Iowa.
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