America had a long and bloody history of injury carnage at work. The workers’ compensation system was created 100 years ago in part due to public concern about deaths and disabling injuries among rail, mine and manufacturing workers. We are, in effect, still responding to those concerns.
Although catastrophic injuries rarely occur today, it’s vital to understand them well. First, they demand from claims and medical people instant and on-going attention. Further, claims payers want ...
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