Indiana Workers Compensation Law

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Indiana 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 selects the physician.

Waiting Period For Comp Benefits After Injury: 7 days (temporary disability only)

Compensation is retroactive if disability continues for what period of time from the date of injury? More than 21 days

Attorney Fees Permitted: Individual case basis


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