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Web Links
 

NESRI/National COSH web site for injured workers:   http://workerscomphub.org/
 
 
The Department of Labor- Office of Workers' Compensation has a List of Benefits Table which includes:
 
1. Type of Law and Insurance Requirements for Private Employment
2. Numerical Exemptions
3. Coverage of Agricultural Workers
4. Jurisdictions in Which Workers' Compensation Laws Apply to Domestic Employment
5. Medical Benefits and Methods of Physician Selection Provided by Workers' Compensation Statutes in the
U.S.
6. Benefits for Temporary Total Disability Provided by Workers' Compensation Statutes in the U.S.
7. Benefits for Permanent Total Disability Provided by Workers' Compensation Statutes in the U.S.
8. Benefits for Permanent Partial Disability Provided by Workers' Compensation Statutes in the U.S.
9a. Maximum Benefits and Periods of Payment for Selected Permanent Partial Disabilities
9b. Methods of Payment of Scheduled Awards
10. Jurisdictions Having "Flexible Maximum" Benefit Levels Under Workers' Compensation Statutes
11. Jurisdictions Which Provide for Disfigurement
12. Benefits for Surviving Spouses and Children in Death Cases by Workers' Compensation Statutes in the
U.S.
13. Maximum Burial Allowance
14. Waiting Periods
15. Provisions Relating to Rehabilitation Under State Workers' Compensation Statutes
16. Method of Payment
17. Offset Provisions in State Workers' Compensation Laws
18. Attorney Fees
19. Workers' Compensation Advisory Committees and Study Commissions
20. Occupational Hearing Loss Statutes
 
Dept. of Labor – Office of State Workers’ Compensation Programs -  summary of state laws
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BUSINESS, INDUSTRY & INSURANCE
 
Annual Report - find out if a public company's annual report is online.
 
Largest U.S. and International Corporations -The largest U.S. and International corporations on the Internet, with links to their websites.
 
NationalAcademy of Social Insurance - Members are experts from many disciplines who devote their careers to examining and answering questions about Social Security, Medicare, Workers' Compensation, Unemployment Insurance, and related public programs and private benefits.
 
National Association of Insurance Commissioners
 
National Council on Compensation Insurance
 
The Better Business Bureau
 
GOVERNMENT
 
Congressional Record
 
Dept. of Labor – Office of State Workers’ Compensation Programs -  summary of state laws
 
Thomas-US Congress - federal legislation
 
U.S. Senate
 
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
 
U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
 
U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals
 
US Code
 
US Consumer Gateway
Consumer Information from the Federal Government
 
U.S. Department of Labor
 
US Federal Communications Commission
 
US Federal Elections Commission
 
US Federal Register
 
U.S. House of Representatives
 
US Securities and Exchange Commission
 
US Supreme Court
 
US Supreme Court Decisions
 
White House
 
Workers’ Comp Agencies in Every State - All 50 States' and D.C.'s Home Pages and Workers' Compensation Agencies
 
LABOR & OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY
 
Center to Protect Workers’ Rights
 
Farmworker Justice
 
International Association of Industrial Accident Boards & Commissions
 
Interfaith Worker Justice
 
Jobs With Justice
 
Labornet
 
National AFL-CIO
 
 
National Council on Compensation Insurance
 
National Institute for Occupational Health & Safety
 
National Safety Council
 
Social Security Disability Benefits and the Law
 
Unemployment & Workers' Compensation
 
United Farm Workers of America
 
US National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health
 
US Occupational Safety & Health Administration
 
LEGAL & SPECIALITY SITES
 
American Bar Association (ABA)
 
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
 
American Association for Justice (AAJ – formerly ATLA)
 
Center for Justice & Democracy
 
Expert Advice - Ask an advisor about anything from financial advice to technical support or become an expert at Ask Me Help Desk.
 
Injured Workers of New York
 
National Association of Trial Lawyer Executives
 
NationalFraudInformationCenter
http://www.fraud.org/
 
National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR)
 
National Employment Law Project
 
National Organization of Veterans Advocates
 
Social Security Advisory Service
 
Union Hotels
 
Workers’ Compensation Research Institute
 
LINKS TO OTHER RESOURCES
 
American Society of Safety Engineers
 
National Academy of Social Insurance
 
National Economic & Social Rights Initiative
 
CRISIS: THE STATE OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION IN FLORIDA
 
All States' Agencies & Laws - updated daily
 
MEDICAL & HEALTH
 
American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians - A medical organization that teaches skills and techniques required to perform special medical evaluations and assessments on certain types of patients.
  
AmericanCollege of Occupational and Environmental Medicine - The AmericanCollege of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) represents more than 6,000 physicians and other health care professionals specializing in the field of occupational and environmental medicine (OEM).
http://www.acoem.org/
 
American Medical Association
 
Arthritis Foundation
 
BostonUniversitySchool of Public Health, Dept. of Environmental Health
 
Go Ask Alice - Columbia University Health Education Program
  
Health Privacy Project - Dedicated to raising public awareness of the importance of ensuring health privacy in order to improve health care access and quality, both on an individual and a community level.
 
Listing of Medical sites
 
Mayo Clinic Website
 
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association of America
 
Toxic Chemicals Information