TITLE

RECONCILING LATENT OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES UNDER THE WORKER'S COMPENSATION ACT: A SURVEY OF TOOEY V. AK STEEL

AUTHOR(S)
Cecala, Johelys M.
PUB. DATE
October 2015
SOURCE
Widener Law Journal;2015, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p595
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the decision of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in the case Tooey v. AK Steel related to the statutory or common law compensation for occupational diseases under the Worker's Compensation Act (WCA) and the Occupational Disease Act (ODA) of Pennsylvania. It mentions that need to create a narrow exception for diseases and the injured workers are able to still receive compensation for their injuries.
ACCESSION #
110379707

 

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