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Causes of Litigation in Workers' Compensation Programs

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  • Evangelos M. Falaris

    (University of Delaware)

  • Charles R. Link

    (University of Delaware)

  • Michael E. Staten

    (Purdue University)

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By applying econometric analyses to case data from two states, Falaris, Link and Staten identify the economic incentives influencing the probability of litigation in workers' compensation cases, and the probability that a contested case is pursued to verdict.

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This book is provided by W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research in its series Books from Upjohn Press with number clwc and published in 1995.

ISBN: paper 9780880991612
Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:clwc

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Keywords: disabled workers; workers with disabilities; workers' compensation; litigation; workplace injuries;

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Cited by:
  1. Stephen A. Woodbury, 2002. "Income Replacement and Reemployment Programs in Michigan and Neighboring States," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles 02-86, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
  2. David Card & Brian P. McCall, 2009. "When to Start a Fight and When to Fight Back: Liability Disputes in the Workers' Compensation System," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 27(2), pages 149-178, 04.

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