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Information about workers' compensation (workmans' comp) laws, and their relation to personal injury litigation.

Workers' Compensation Claims

When is workers' compensation available, and what are the advantages of the compensation system?

Workers' Compensation as the "Exclusive Remedy"

Can an injured worker bring both a workers' compensation claim and a personal injury claim?

The Workers' Compensation Lien

Does an injured worker have to reimburse the workers' compensation provider for expenses out of the proceeds of a personal injury lawsuit?

The Jones Act - Maritime Injury Claims

Federal protections provided to injured maritime workers.
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