compensation

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In 2005, Respondent ASARCO, a copper mining company, filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 of the federal Bankruptcy Code (the “Code”) due to mounting cash-flow and litigation problems. In re ASARCO, 751 F.3d 291, 293 (5th Cir. 2014). Prior...

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Overview

Workers' compensation laws protect people who become injured or disabled while working at their jobs. The laws provide the injured workers with fixed monetary awards, in an attempt to eliminate the need for litigation. These laws also provide...