Thousands of employees are injured on the job each year and need to understand their rights concerning workers compensation and disability. This complete guide clearly defines the rights of injured workers and the responsibilities of employers.
Coverage includes how to file a claim, the types of injuries covered, benefits available under workers compensation, health insurance issues, spouse and dependents rights, and state-by-state coverage of workers compensation laws.The Legal Almanac series serves to educate the general public on a variety of legal issues pertinent to everyday life and to keep readers informed of their rights and remedies under the law. Each volume in the series presents an explanation of a specific legal issue in simple, clearly written text, making the Almanac a concise and perfect desktop reference tool.
All volumes provide state-by-state coverage. Selected state statutes are included, as are important case law and legislation, charts and tables for comparison.