Utah Workers Compensation Law

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Utah Workers Comp Quick Facts

The following represent the state of the law as of January 1, 2006. Please note that worker's compensation law can be complex and these laws and policies are subject to amendment at any time. If you need help with a worker's compensation issue, please consult a licensed attorney.

Is Worker's Compensation Compulsory? Yes

Are Waivers Permitted? No

Numerical Exceptions: None.

Choice of Physician: Employer makes the initial selection of physician. Employee may make one choice of physician after initially seeing the employer's physician.

Waiting Period For Comp Benefits After Injury: 3 days (temporary total disability only.)

Compensation is retroactive if disability continues for what period of time from the date of injury? More than 14 days

Attorney Fees Permitted: 20% first $15,000; 15% next $15,000;10% balance; maximum $10,850

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