Workmen's Compensation: Prevention, Insurance, and Rehabilitation of Occupational Disability

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CONTENT
1. THE CHALLENGE OF OCCUPATIONAL DISABILITY1
THE HAZARDS OF WORK , 1.
Variations among Industries , 3.
Occupational Casualties and War Casualties , 6.
ORIGINS OF THE PROBLEM, 7.
THE COSTS OF OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES , 9.
To Workers, 9.
To Employers , 12.
To Society , 14.
AMERICA TAKES ACTION:
Prevention -- Compensation -- Rehabilitation , 15.
2. THE EMERGENCE OF WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION17.
BEFORE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION , 17.
Common Law of Employers' Liability, 17.
Early Employers' Liability Statutes , 21.
The Indictment of the Common Law and Employers' Liability Statutes, 22.
THE RISE OF WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION , 26.
Objectives of Workmen's Compensation, 27.
Theories of Workmen's Compensation, 28.
The Struggle for Workable Legislation , 29.
CONTINUED ROLE OF EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY LEGISLATION AND THE COMMON LAW, 34.
3. COVERAGE AND BENEFITS38
WHO IS PROTECTED BY WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION?38.
Excluded Employments and Employers, 39.
Excluded Injuries , 48.
Special Cases , 56.
Public Employment , 58.
Number of Beneficiaries, 58.
BENEFITS: WHAT DEGREE OF PROTECTION IS PROVIDED?59.
Cash Benefits , 60.
Medical Benefits , 83.
InterState Comparisons, 88.
Supplementation of Benefits , 89.
4. WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION INSURANCE93
INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS AND PENALTIES , 93.
TYPES OF INSURANCE, 95.
Private Insurance , 95.
State Insurance , 96.
Self-Insurance , 97.
TRENDS IN COMPENSATION INSURANCE , 97.
Distribution by Type of Carrier , 98.
Leading Individual Carriers, 101.
RATE-MAKING , 102.
Gross Manual Rates , 103.
Merit Rating, 106.
State Fund Rates , 109.
INSURANCE PROFITS AND LOSSES, 110.
VARIATIONS IN THE COST OF INSURANCE , 113.
Historical Variations , 113.
Inter-State Variations , 115.
WHAT PROPORTION OF THE PREMIUM DOLLAR REACHES THE INJURED WORKER?119.
Ratio of Losses Paid to Direct Writings , 120.
Ratio of Incurred Losses to Earned Premiums , 120.
Ratio of Benefits Paid to Earned Premiums, 122.
THE CONTROVERSY OVER TYPES OF INSURANCE

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