Kentucky Workers' Compensation

This comprehensive overview of Kentucky's workers' compensation law outlines a dependable system for representing claimants in settlement hearings and appeals. It provides a compact reference, with recent amendments, rules and decisions readily available, in the office, at home, or in court.
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This comprehensive overview of Kentucky's workers' compensation law outlines a dependable system for representing claimants in settlement hearings and appeals. It provides a compact reference, with recent amendments, rules and decisions readily available, in the office, at home, or in court. The text discusses employer-employee relationship, elements of a case, work-relatedness, disability and death, medical and income benefits, third party actions, and more.

Relevant statutes, regulations, charts, tables, and forms complete the total system approach. Kentucky Workers' Compensation is updated on an annual basis, so you always have the most current information.

The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 2 MEDICAL BENEFITS

CHAPTER 3 PRESENTING OR CONTESTING MEDICAL EXPENSES

CHAPTER 4 INCOME BENEFITS

CHAPTER 5 DEATH BENEFITS

CHAPTER 6 PREEXISTING CONDITIONS

CHAPTER 7 UNDERTAKING REPRESENTATION FOR THE PLAINTIFF

CHAPTER 8 UNDERTAKING REPRESENTATION FOR THE DEFENDANT

CHAPTER 9 PLAINTIFF’S BURDEN OF PROOF

CHAPTER 10 COVERAGE UNDER THE ACT

CHAPTER 11 WORK-RELATEDNESS ARISING OUT OF AND IN THE COURSE OF EMPLOYMENT

CHAPTER 12 WAGES

CHAPTER 13 MEDICAL CAUSATION

CHAPTER 14 DEFENSES TO PAYMENT

CHAPTER 15 COMMENCING THE CASE FOR THE PLAINTIFF

CHAPTER 16 COMMENCING THE CASE FOR THE DEFENDANT

CHAPTER 17 TAKING PROOF BEFORE THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE

CHAPTER 18 PLAINTIFF’S DISCOVERY DEPOSITION

CHAPTER 19 INTRODUCING MEDICAL EVIDENCE BY DEPOSITION

CHAPTER 20 PRESENTING OCCUPATIONAL EVIDENCE

CHAPTER 21 PRESENTING LAY WITNESS’S TESTIMONY

CHAPTER 22 BENEFIT REVIEW, PREHEARING, AND SETTLEMENT

CHAPTER 23 HEARING

CHAPTER 24 BRIEFS TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE

CHAPTER 25 POST-DECISION PROCEEDINGS

CHAPTER 26 THIRD-PARTY ACTIONS AND SUBROGATION

CHAPTER 27 PENALTIES

CHAPTER 28 SPECIAL MATTERS

APPENDICES

TABLE OF CASES

TABLE OF STATUTES

INDEX