Wyoming Workers Compensation Law

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Wyoming 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? Worker's compensation is compulsory for all employers engaged in extrahazardous occupations and elective for all other occupations.

Are Waivers Permitted? No

Numerical Exceptions: None.

Choice of Physician: Employee makes the initial choice of 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 8 days

Attorney Fees Permitted: Determined on an individual case basis.

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