last injurious exposure rule

Definition of "last injurious exposure rule"
  1. It is a law that assigns responsibility for workers' compensation to the final business to employ a worker who became disabled due to harm or conditions accumulated under more than one back-to-back employers
How to use "last injurious exposure rule" in a sentence
  1. Under the last injurious exposure rule, the company where the employee last worked is held accountable for workers' compensation.
  2. The last injurious exposure rule ensures that the final employer is liable for the disability of the employee, not the previous ones.
  3. The courthouse utilized the last injurious exposure rule in the case of a worker who reported injuries under two consecutive employers.

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