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Workers’ Compensation: Occupational Disease-Mesothelioma Liability-Out-Of-Business Employer

Where the family of an employee, who died from mesothelioma, sought workers’-compensation benefits and the employer was no longer in business, the issue of whether the insurer of a defunct employer can be liable for enhanced benefits under a new statute is an issue of first impression, and the judgment denying benefits is reversed and ...