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pirates and workers' compensation

Pirates and Workers’ Compensation

Pirates and Workers’ Compensation Being a pirate is a hazardous occupation with extreme weather, hand-to-hand combat, sea voyages, injuries from falls, heavy lifting, and long hours. In the 1700s, Captain Morgan created a workers’ compensation system in the pirate code which allows for “recompense and…

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Permanent Partial Disability Utah

Permanent Partial Disability Explained

Permanent Partial Disability Explained Utah allows for compensation to injured workers that sustain a permanent injury. Permanent partial disability is computed after the injury has recovered or has been rehabilitated as much as possible. This is normally after an injured worker has received all possible…

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Temporary Total Disability Utah

What Does Temporary Total Disability Mean?

What Does Temporary Total Disability Mean? Injured workers have the right to compensation when they are temporarily disabled from a workplace accident or injury.  Temporary total disability (TTD) has been defined by the Utah Supreme Court. In Entwistle Co. v. Wilkins, the Supreme Court held…

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