Idaho Workers Compensation Law
Idaho 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, which may be changed by the state agency.
Waiting Period For Comp Benefits After Injury: 5 days
Compensation is retroactive if disability continues for what period of time from the date of injury? More than 2 weeks (in-patients in hospital receive compensation from date of incapacity)
Attorney Fees Permitted: 25% non-litigated; 30% litigated. Claimant may act pro se.
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