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Vermont Workers Compensation Law
Vermont 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? Yes
Numerical Exceptions: None.
Choice of Physician: Employer makes the initial selection of physician. After a period of time specified by state law, the employee has free choice of treating physician.
Waiting Period For Comp Benefits After Injury: 3 days (total disability only.)
Compensation is retroactive if disability continues for what period of time from the date of injury? 7 days
Attorney Fees Permitted: 20% maximum $9,000; rule
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