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Law in a Nutshell: Workers Compensation/Employee Protection Laws

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Edition: 5th ed., 2011
Author(s): Hood, Hardy, Lewis


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Law in a Nutshell: Workers Compensation/Employee Protection Laws, a comprehensive reference guide, covers workers compensation and employee protection laws, stressing the rights and duties of both the employer and the employee in the workplace. The text pays special attention to the laws that protect the employee and answers the most common workers compensation questions asked by students and lawyers.

Features and Benefits include:
Gain an overview of the laws affecting employees in the workplace;
See the overlap and interchange between workers compensation and the law of torts;
Discusses federal and state anti-discrimination laws.

Table of Contents includes:
Employment Related Actions and Legislation;
Theories and Policies of Workers' Compensation;
Workers' Compensation and the Law of Torts;
The Employee-Employer Relationship;
The Coverage Formula - Necessity for a "Personal Injury by Accident Arising Out of & in the Course of Employments;
Medical Expenses, Disabilities and Benefits;
Extraterritorial Problems and Overlapping Coverages;
Third Party Actions;
Future of Workers' Compensation;
Unemployment Compensation;
Fair Labor Standards Act;
Occupational Safety and Health Act;
Federal Black Lung Benefits Legislation;
Social Security;
Federal and State Anti-discrimination Laws in General;
Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act;
Other Federal Antidiscrimination Laws;
Miscellaneous Employee Protection Laws;
Appendix: Proposed National Workers' Compensation Standards Act.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.


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Format Paperback
Author Hood, Hardy, Lewis
ISBN 9780314275325
Edition 5th ed., 2011
Publisher West