Workers' compensation and employee protection laws in a nutshell

Hood, Jack B. author

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  • Creator Jack B. Hood (former adjunct professor of law, University of Georgia School of Law), Benjamin A. Hardy, Jr. (associate professor, Jacksonville State University), Lauren A. Simpson (juris doctor, member of the Alabama Bar)
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • Sixth edition
    • St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2017]
    • ©2017
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xliii, 637 pages ; 19 cm
  • ISBNs 9781634603201, 1634603206
  • OCLC ocn963359141


  • Includes index.


  • 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 and in the course of employment" -- Death -- Medical expenses, disabilities, and benefits -- Administration -- Extraterritorial problems and overlapping coverages -- Third-party actions -- Future of workers' compensation -- Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) -- Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 -- Social Security -- Unemployment compensation -- Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) -- Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) -- Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) -- Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) -- Federal and state anti-discrimination, fair employment, and other laws -- Wrongful discharge -- MIscellaneous employee protection laws
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