Congressional Edition Volume 6151

Congressional Edition Volume 6151

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...with the necessity of surrounding the administration of the law with every safeguard which would insure its fair and impartial administration. For these reasons it dismissed the suggestion for the creation of an administrative board under the executive department to have full charge of the administration. This would have necessitated the appointment of numerous agents in various parts of the country, resulting in the building up of a great bureau, with the ever-present danger of becoming more or less constituted and influenced by political considerations. For like reasons, namely, that the administration of the law should be fair and impartial, provision is made whereby the adjusters shall be paid definite salaries by the Government in order that they may not be dependent upon fees and thereby compelled to rely upon the volume of business for the amount of their compensation. The justice and wisdom of requiring the Government to pay the salary seems clear to the commission. In the first place, by the abrogation of the common-law right of action and the substitution of the proposed law the dockets of the courts will be cleared of employees' personal-injury cases and thereby the expense of their operation will be greatly reduced. While it is impossible to predict in advance precisely what this saving will be, we know that a very large proportion of the time of all the district judges is taken up with personal-injury litigation of this character, so that the reduction in court expenses afforded by the elimination of this class of cases will go far toward meeting, if not entirely covering, the aggregate salary and expense of the adjusters. m Even if the entire expense of the new system were added to the present judicial expense it would more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236792939
  • 9781236792938