Volunteer Pay Raises Injury Comp Questions

Stittleburg, Philip
November 2005
Fire Chief;Nov2005, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p18
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the workers compensation case of Gavin Ellis in Kentucky. Ellis had sustained a cervical thoracic neck strain. The law generally does not cover individuals unless they are paid to work under a "contract of hire," but an exception to Kentucky law provided that volunteer emergency personnel were covered.


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