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Addressing Domestic Violence in the Workplace by Johnny Lee

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Compensation for Injuries

Let’s say the worst occurs and a victim is actually assaulted and injured on the job. The employer will probably have to pay for medical bills, as well as wages and other expenses. Especially in cases where fatalities occur, compensation might include multimillion-dollar punitive damages. Was the employer aware of the threat? Is or was the perpetrator an employee? How negligent was the employer in protecting employees? All these factors help determine who the court will favor and how much monetary compensation will be awarded.

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

Basically, Workers’ Compensation covers medical and mentalhealth expenses and lost wages that are incurred should an employee get hurt at work. It can also cover funeral expenses ...

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