Workers' Compensation

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Course Number:
LAW 651

Credit Hours:
2 or 3 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: RCC*. When injuries to employees occur at the workplace, often tort suits against the employer are excluded from the range of available remedial options.  Instead, the worker is confined to the statutorily prescribed administrative remedy of workers’ compensation.  This course explores the injured employee’s remedies at common law and under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA) and provides and in-depth study of substantive and procedural problems arising under Workers’ Compensation statutes with particular emphasis on Ohio’s distinctive law.  Beginning Fall 2008, satisfies Administrative Law requirement.

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