Workers' compensation: a background for Social Security professionals.

  title={Workers' compensation: a background for Social Security professionals.},
  author={Ann Nicholson Clayton},
  journal={Social security bulletin},
  volume={65 4},
This article provides a brief history and background of workers' compensation programs for occupationally injured and ill workers in the United States. It presents the basic principle involved in workers' compensation and briefly discusses the disability benefits to which workers are generally entitled. It also discusses why there are settlements in this disability program and the availability of information about the amounts paid in workers' compensation cases for obtaining an offset for… CONTINUE READING

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