Essentials of Torts

Criminal Justice

Quiz 24 :

Workers Compensation

Quiz 24 :

Workers Compensation

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Under the fellow-servant rule, an employer will not be liable for injuries to an employee caused by the negligence of another employee.
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Something is willful if it is extreme.
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MATCHING -a business reason and a personal reason for the trip
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Self-insurance is the ability to pay government-mandated benefits on your own.
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Under the going-and-coming rule ________.
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In what sense is worker's compensation a form of strict liability?
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MATCHING -time, place, and circumstances of the injury in connection with the employment
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MATCHING -the risk to the employee is quantitatively greater
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Workers' compensation is a fault system of paying for medical care and providing limited wage benefits to workers.
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An employee who is injured during horseplay ________
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MATCHING -casual connection between injury and employment
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How will a court determine whether a mixed-purpose trip is covered by workers' compensation?
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MATCHING -aggravation only is covered
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When does an employee's misconduct disqualify him or her from receiving workers' compensation ________?
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Ted is an office worker.He takes an extended lunch break to stop at the racetrack to place some bets.While leaving the parking lot of the racetrack to go back to work, he is injured in an automobile accident ________.
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MATCHING -knowingly and voluntarily accepting the danger
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MATCHING -no-fault system of covering employee injuries
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Something is incident to employment if it is outside the scope of employment.
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Distinguish between arising out of employment and in the course of employment.
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Before the adoption of workers' compensation, what three defenses often defeated tort claims brought by employees against their employers for on-the-job injuries?
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