A Practical Introduction to the Workers’ Compensation Review and Appeal System for Administrative Lawyers
This article provides a useful overview of the workers’ compensation review and appeal systems. First, it reviews the principles on which the WCB system is founded. Then it discusses the various decision review structures, including judicial review and judicial appeals. Finally, it concludes by identifying and answering a comprehensive list of frequently asked questions about the WCB system. This is a must read article for any practitioner considering doing work in the area of WCB claims or any experienced practitioner who wants to fill possible gaps in knowledge.
This paper was drawn from materials presented at The Practical Side of Administrative Agencies, Boards, and Tribunals seminar held in April 2012.
Length: 14 Pages
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