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Labor Law And Workmen's Compensation -- 1960 Tennessee Survey, Paul H. Sanders, J. Gilmer Bowman, Jr. Oct 1960

Labor Law And Workmen's Compensation -- 1960 Tennessee Survey, Paul H. Sanders, J. Gilmer Bowman, Jr.

Vanderbilt Law Review

Labor law is concerned with the rules governing the various phases of the employment relation and the activities of employers and labor organizations vis-a-vis such phases. Sometimes such rules are embodied in criminal law or tort law. If the substance of the alleged crime or tort is not directed toward or used in some respects as a regulation of employment or labor relations, it is excluded by the above definition even though some "labor" aspect is prominently identified with the case. For example, during the survey period the Supreme Court of Tennessee decided the case of Smith v. State, affirming …


Remaining Tort Liability Of Employers And Third Parties Under Workmen's Compensation Statutes, Ben F. Loeb, Jr. Mar 1960

Remaining Tort Liability Of Employers And Third Parties Under Workmen's Compensation Statutes, Ben F. Loeb, Jr.

Vanderbilt Law Review

Workmen's compensation is a mechanism designed to provide cash benefits to employees to recompense for loss of wages due to injuries sustained in work-connected activities. Theoretically, the cost of the program is charged to the consumer by increasing the price of goods and services sold to the public. An employee, covered by a compensation act, is entitled to payments if he is injured by an accident arising out of and in the course of his employment; and the fact that such employee was at fault or guilty of negligence himself is normally of no consequence.

Compensation benefits, in contrast to …


The Kentucky Occupational Disease Act: Nature And Conditions Of Employment, Leslie D. Aberson Jan 1960

The Kentucky Occupational Disease Act: Nature And Conditions Of Employment, Leslie D. Aberson

Kentucky Law Journal

No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of The 1960 Amendments To The Kentucky Workmen's Compensation Law, Herbert L. Segal Jan 1960

An Analysis Of The 1960 Amendments To The Kentucky Workmen's Compensation Law, Herbert L. Segal

Kentucky Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Third Party Actions Against Co-Employees, John E. Martindale Jan 1960

Third Party Actions Against Co-Employees, John E. Martindale

Cleveland State Law Review

Industrial injuries involving intentional torts or situations where the workmen's compensation statute has not been complied with by the employer may, in many cases, relieve the plaintiff of the restrictions placed on his common law rights. It is not our purpose here to explore these exceptions, but to define the extent to which a right of action exists against the coemployee tort-feasor who is clearly within the course and scope of his employment when he inflicts the injury on his fellow worker.