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When to Start a Fight and When to Fight Back: Liability Disputes in the Workers’ Compensation System

Contrary to the original intention of no‐fault workers’ compensation laws, employers deny liability for a substantial fraction of on‐the‐job injuries. We develop and estimate a simple structural model that explains the high rate of litigation as a consequence of asymmetric information. We... Full description

1st Person: Card, David
Additional Persons: McCall, Brian P. verfasserin
Source: in Journal of labor economics : JOLE Vol. 27, No. 2 (2009), p. 149-178
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2009
Keywords: research-article
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