Workers' Compensation Law, 1st Edition
- Neal R. Bevans Western Piedmont Community College
- ISBN-10: 1418013692 | ISBN-13: 9781418013691
- 432 Pages
- © 2009 | Published
- College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $97.50
Workers' Compensation Law provides an in-depth look at the day-to-day practice of this field in addition to addressing theoretical aspects that form a critical foundation for this branch of law. It explains activities from drafting petitions, presenting cases to an administrative law judge, and bringing an appeal. Workers’ Compensation Law profiles professionals who are intimately involved in a workers compensation case including attorneys, paralegals, administrative law judges, chiropractors, medical doctors, and more. It balances theory and practice, provides ethical discussions, and explores the use of private investigators and various discovery devices in order to examine claims. Content throughout is reinforced with excerpted cases, brief interviews, a variety of exhibits, and practical real-life examples. An appendix provides a wide variety of Workers Compensation forms, petitions, and medical reports.
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
Appendix A – Various State Forms
Appendix B – State by state listing of workers' compensation web sites
Appendix C – Medical Utilization Issues in Workers' Compensation
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