States Must Decide if Workers’ Comp Benefits Extend to Illegal Workers

 Tuesday, March 8, 2011

 Insurance Journal

The U.S. Supreme Court recently declined to hear a workers’ compensation insurance case that concerned an illegal immigrant in Louisiana who had sought coverage after a workplace accident. The Court’s refusal to consider the case means states are left to decide the issue of whether workers who entered the United States illegally may benefit from workers’ compensation coverage.
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