Workers’ Compensation

Updated in 2023 by the ALFA International Workers’ Compensation Practice Group members, this Compendium is designed to serve as a single resource regarding important workers’ compensation legal issues.

Specific issues addressed are:

  • Available defenses to a workers’ compensation action
  • Occupational Disease  (including respiratory and repetitive use)
  • Tort immunity for employers
  • Injuries involving drugs and/or alcohol
  • Procedural directives for litigation of a workers’ compensation claim
  • Insurance requirements and availability

This Compendium is meant as an overview. Should you have questions, please contact a member of the ALFA International Workers’ Compensation Practice Group who can provide the appropriate in-depth analysis.

DISCLAIMER: Articles contained within this compendium provide information on general legal issues and are not intended to provide advice on any specific legal matter or factual situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, a lawyer-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel.