Workers Compensation Guide: Coverage and Financing, 4th Edition

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The Workers Compensation Coverage Guide is the single source that guides you through the entire spectrum of issues and considerations in the complex area of workers compensation.

From exclusions, to limits of liability, endorsements, and policy wording—this unique resource delivers valuable, expert insights every step of the way.

This 4th Edition of the Workers Compensation Coverage Guide has been updated to provide the latest overview of workers compensation policies. It includes a discussion of coverages, coverage eligibility, policy rating and premium development, and claims handling. It presents a variety of new and updated cases, discusses important endorsements, and explains monopolistic state funds and federal coverages. It also includes an updated chapter on the Canadian workers compensation system.

New in the 4th Edition:

  • Discussion of COVID issues
  • Additional Topics covered under “Issues in Workers Compensation (Ch. 13)”
  • Detailed analysis of workers comp in relation to crucial issues, such as compensability for injuries suffered while working at home, injuries during social activities related to employment, workplace violence, and other miscellaneous changes in compensability
  • Updated court cases

Key Topics:

  • Distinction between temporary & leased workers and how that impacts coverage
  • Analysis of similar but distinct concepts, such as “arising out of” and “in the course of” - especially as it applies to COVID, and communicable diseases/pandemics in general
  • Explanation of how “occupational injury” differs from other types of claims
Additional Information
SKU 5490004B
Publication Date May 13, 2022
ISBN 978-1-954096-48-6
Page Count 312
Author Steven A. Coombs and David D. Thamann
Edition 4
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Steven A. Coombs
David D. Thamann