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Workers' Compensation Law


Workers' Compensation Law

Cases, Materials, and Text

Sixth Edition

by Lex K. Larson, Arthur Larson, Thomas A. Robinson

Forthcoming January 2018

ISBN978-1-5310-0808-6
e-ISBN978-1-53100-809-3

2017 Teacher's Manual forthcoming

Tags: Labor/Employment Law


The Sixth Edition of Workers' Compensation Law is a blend of conventional casebook style and concise text. The basic concepts of workers' compensation—including course of employment, arising out of employment, injury by accident, employee status, and types of disability—are covered in the more traditional fashion, with case excerpts provided for students to learn these concepts. The Sixth Edition preserves the essential and thorough treatment of these basic aspects while adding or expanding material on current topical issues, such as:

• Recovery of benefits by undocumented workers;

• Compensability of claims related to terrorist attacks;

• Psychological stress claims;

• Carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive-motion injuries;

• Constitutional challenges to recent workers’ compensation “reform” legislation;

• Choice of medical provider;

• Special problems of working at home;

• Employer reimbursement for use of medical marijuana; and

• Exclusivity and the substantial certainty rule.

A Teacher's Manual tracks the structure of the casebook and provides additional pedagogical insight.


Complimentary Copy RequestIf you are a professor teaching in this field you may request a complimentary copy.


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