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Workers' Compensation Law, 1st Edition

  • Neal R. Bevans Western Piedmont Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1418013692  |  ISBN-13: 9781418013691
  • 432 Pages
  • © 2009 | Published
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About

Overview

Workers’ Compensation Law provides an in-depth look at the day-to-day practice of this field while addressing theoretical aspects that form a critical foundation for this branch of law. Reviews how a worker's compensation case begins and explains activities involved in those cases, such as drafting petitions, presenting cases to an administrative law judge, and bringing an appeal. The theoretical basis of the material is laid out in easy to understand and enjoyable format reinforced with practical real-life examples. Although written with paralegal-specific information, the content includes information vital to anyone dealing with Workers’ Compensation issues.

Features and Benefits

  • Clear presentation of concepts and practice skills promote quick comprehension and application of subject matter
  • Practical real-life examples and assignments stimulate interest and motivation
  • Excerpts of important statutes from different states and suggested Web sites for research in a variety of states.
  • End-of-chapter exercises, hands-on assignments, and practical applications will increase comprehension and retention of concepts.
  • A wide variety of forms, petitions, medical reports, and others are provided in order for learners to be aware of what is needed for the process.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Workers’ Compensation
Chapter 2: Federal Workers’ Compensation and Tort law in Workers
Chapter 3: Employers and Employees Under Workers’ Compensation
Chapter 4: Injuries under Workers’ Compensation
Chapter 5: Benefits Under Workers’ Compensation
Chapter 6: The Workers’ Compensation System
Chapter 7: Workers’ Compensation Insurance
Chapter 8: Appealing a Workers’ Compensation Award
Chapter 9: Medical Utilization Issues and Innovations in Workers’ Compensation
Glossary
Appendix A – Various State Forms
Appendix B – State by state listing of workers' compensation web sites
Appendix C – Medical Utilization Issues in Workers' Compensation
Index

Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 1418018295 | ISBN-13: 9781418018290)

Online Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 1418018309 | ISBN-13: 9781418018306)

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Neal R. Bevans

Neal R. Bevans, J.D. is an instructor at Western Piedmont Community College in Morganton, North Carolina. Drawing on his extensive experience as a criminal defense attorney, an assistant district attorney, and a college instructor, the author brings the world of prosecutors, defense attorneys, and paralegals to life with a uniquely engaging, reader-friendly style ideal for today's learners.