Workers' Compensation -- Statute of Limitations
- Employers often ask this question, and the answer is not as simple as it would appear. The Mississippi Code requires that all injuries resulting in death and injuries that cause a loss of work time beyond the day on which the injury occurred must be reported in writing by the employer to the Mississippi Workers' Compensation...
- Wyoming's workers' compensation statute requires that employees file injury reports promptly after they learn they have suffered a work-related injury. Employees who fail to meet the deadline may lose any workers' compensation benefits. The Wyoming Supreme Court ruled that an employee who filed her workers' comp claim for...
- Think you got a raw deal in an order from the Workers' Compensation Court? There are three ways to try to overturn a Workers' Compensation Court's decision. If you do not follow one of those three options, you will be stuck with the outcome of the court's order. Facts Jockey Roger Ward was injured during a horse...
- If an employee files a workers' compensation claim after the statute of limitations has run, can he still receive disability benefits? The Utah Supreme Court recently ruled that an employer's failure to raise a statute of limitations defense before the Industrial (now Labor) Commission precluded review in Utah's courts....