Negligence

Top Four Workers Compensation Definitions – Back To Basics

Workers Compensation Definitions There are many Workers Compensation definitions on the internet. I was recently interviewed by a college student on Workers Compensation for his term paper.   He had asked if he could reference articles in the blog, which of course I allowed him copyright permission.    One question that

Tort Is Rare In Workers Comp Due To Exclusive Remedy

Term Of The Day – Tort A tort is rare in Workers Compensation insurance. The word originates from Old French and Medieval Latin tortum, meaning twisted. In modern English, a tort is a civil wrong that is committed by a tortfeasor, or wrong-doer. Whether committed intentionally or through negligence, if

Negligence In Workers Comp And Exclusive Remedy

Term of the Day – Negligence The Workers Comp term for today talks about the different definitions of negligence. I was taught this definition a long time ago and it has always stuck with me. Negligence= duty owed + duty breached – contributory. Dictionaries define it as “the failure to use

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