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Workers Compensation

Injury “By Accident”

By Workers Compensation

For the recovery of workers compensation benefits, many jurisdictions require proof of injury “by accident.” While some states define accidental injuries in their workers compensation statutes, others do not leaving the courts to sort out the meaning intended. Generally, “by…

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Claiming Compensation

By Workers Compensation

In most jurisdictions, an injured employee must make a claim for workers compensation within a specified time. By imposing a time limitation on filing a claim, the states have attempted to protect employers from old or stale claims that would…

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