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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Insurance industry groups expressed disappointment in a Florida Supreme Court decision declaring unconstitutional part of the state's workers' compensation law regarding the length of disability benefits and expanding the length of time in which temporary total disability benefits can be received.
For the second time in two months, the Florida Supreme Court has found unconstitutional a section of the state's workers' compensation law, but also--with one exception--denied a request to find the entire law unconstitutional.
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.
This is one area of workers' compensation law where the burden is on the employee.
In my view, the majority opinion reaches its intended result by ignoring these well-settled tenets of law, invading the province of the Legislature to force a sea-change in workers' compensation law and leaving Kentucky's equal protection precedent in shambles.
Answer: Most often, interns in legitimate internship experiences are not covered by workers' compensation law.
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