going and coming rule

Definition of "going and coming rule"
  1. A principle denying workers' compensation to an employee for injuries endured while traveling to or departing from their place of employment
How to use "going and coming rule" in a sentence
  1. The going and coming rule denied the employee's claim for injuries sustained during his commute to work.
  2. Jane was hurt in a car accident on her way back from work, but the going and coming rule prevented her from receiving workers' compensation.
  3. Because of the going and coming rule, an employee's injuries from a slip and fall in the parking lot on her journey home were not covered by workers' compensation.

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