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Which of the following is the primary problem associated with worker compensation?

Which of the following is the primary problem associated with workers' compensation?

A) Lengthy claim settlement

B) Employer and employee fraud

C) Lack of legal recourse for injured employees who want to appeal

D) Decreasing number of states providing workers' compensation insurance

Additional Case 16.1

Greenway Enterprises is a medium-sized manufacturer of electrical components. Recently, the company has experienced a number of workplace accidents. OSHA standards have not been violated in any of the accidents. One of the injured employees, Floyd, files a workers' compensation claim, which is upheld by the state. Doctors indicate that Floyd requires 8 weeks of vocational training before he can return to work.

13) Refer to Additional Case 16.1. Which of the following covers the costs of Floyd's vocational training?

A) Total disability benefits

B) Impairment benefits

C) Rehabilitation benefits

D) Medical benefits

14) Refer to Additional Case 16.1. Doctors determine that Floyd has a temporary partial disability and cannot return to work for at least 8 more weeks. What type of benefits would Floyd most likely receive as a result of this decision?

A) Total disability benefits

B) Impairment benefits

C) Survivor benefits

D) Rehabilitation benefits

15) The doctrine of contributory negligence holds employers responsible for employee injuries.

16) Workers' compensation laws are intended to encourage employers to invest in safety and to minimize litigation.

17) Impairment benefits, which are granted to workers for temporary or permanent partial disability, are regulated by OSHA.

18) In some states, vocational training is included in workers' compensation rehabilitation benefits.

19) Worker  compensation insurance premiums are typically 8% per $100 of wages.

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