PLG 225 Worker’s Compensation Law


This course will provide a detailed study of worker’s compensation law covering the procedures used to initiate and process worker’s compensation claims. Students will have the opportunity to draft relevant forms as well as to study employer responsibility, risk management, and litigation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the purpose of workers’ compensation laws.
  • Learn who is eligible for insurance coverage under federal workers’ compensation laws and state workers’ compensation laws.
  • Learn the types of compensation benefits.
  • Define non-disability, temporary disability, and permanent disability claims. , temporary disability, and permanent disability claims.
  • Understand when to report fraud or abuse involving a workers’ compensation claim.
  • Name the contents of a progress or supplemental medical report.
  • Draft relevant forms as well as to study employer responsibility, risk management, and litigation.