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Caution To Claimants On Workers’ Compensation Settlements

CAUTION TO CLAIMANTS ON WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SETTLEMENTS By Attorney Dennis Kurth Snow, Carpio & Weekley The Industrial Commission was given jurisdiction to approve settlements of workers’ compensation cases by virtue of a Supreme Court case in 1986[1]followed by the adoption in 1987 of a set of administrative rules for ALJ’s to follow in approving settlement...