Frustrating the Purpose of the Act: Thomas v. Omega Re-Bar

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Hession, Conal L.
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1991
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INTRODUCTION|Nebraska first adopted a Workers' Compensation Law ("Act") in 1913. The Nebraska Supreme Court has held that the purpose of the Act is to provide an expeditious settlement of claims between injured employees and employers. Commentators point out that the philosophy underlying workers' compensation is a belief in the "wisdom of providing, in the most efficient, most dignified, and most certain form, financial and medical benefits for the victims of work-connected injuries."...
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24 Creighton L. Rev. 715 (1990-1991)
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Creighton University School of Law
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