Worker's Compensation Law

Worker's Compensation Law

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Are you an employee who suffered a work-related injury or illness and as a result became disabled and unable to work? You may be entitled to receive certain benefits under a system known as workers' compensation. Although state workers' compensation laws may vary, this publication sets forth a general discussion of the common characteristics of a state workers' compensation system. A comprehensive overview of disability programs is presented, including The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Program, The Black Lung Benefits Program, The Energy Employees' Occupational Illness Compensation Program, The Federal Employment Liability Act, The Merchant Marine Act, Veterans' Disability programs and The Social Security Disability Insurance Program. Revised and updated by author Margaret C. Jasper, this second edition is a fundamental resource for anybody wanting to learn how workers' compensation laws can protect employees suffering from a work-related disability.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 276 pages
  • 157.48 x 226.06 x 22.86mm | 566.99g
  • Thomson West
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • forms
  • 0195369076
  • 9780195369076

About Margaret C. Jasper

MARGARET C. JASPER is an attorney engaged in the general practice of law in South Salem, New York, concentrating in the areas of personal injury and entertainment law. Ms. Jasper holds a Juris Doctor degree from Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York, is a member of the New York and Connecticut bars, and is certified to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Jasper has been appointed to the law guardian panel for the Family Court of the State of New York, is a member of a number of professional organizations and associations, and is a New York State licensed real estate broker operating as Jasper Real Estate, in South Salem, New York. Margaret Jasper maintains a website at http: //www.JasperLawOffice.com. In 2004, Ms. Jasper successfully argued a case before the New York Court of Appeals, which gives mothers of babies who are stillborn due to medical negligence the right to bring a legal action and recover emotional distress damages. This successful appeal overturned a 26-year old New York case precedent, which previously prevented mothers of stillborn babies to sue their negligent medical providers.show more