Workers’ compensation statutes provide that an employee who is injured on the job cannot sue the employer. Instead, the employee must file for Workers’ Compensation benefits.
Please respond to all of the following prompts:
- What are the pros and cons of the Workers’ Compensation system for the employee?
- What are the pros and cons for the employer?
- Many states have limited the amount of attorney fees that can be earned by a claimant’s attorney in a Workers’ Compensation case. What is the purpose of these limitations? Are they fair?