Narragansett is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 16,361 at the 2000 census, although there is a greater population in the summer. The nickname for the town is 'Gansett. ' For geographic and demographic information on the village of Narragansett Pier, which is part of Narragansett, see the article Narragansett Pier.
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What is workers compensation law?
Workers Compensation establishes the liability of an employer for injuries or sicknesses which arise out of and in the course of employment. The liability is created without regard to the fault or negligence of the employer. Benefits generally include hospital and other medical payments and compensation for loss of income; if the injury is covered by the statute, compensation under the statute will be the employees only remedy against her or her employer. The workers compensation systems in place in each state are exclusive, no-fault remedies for most workplace injuries, and workers compensation attorneys guide injured workers through the process, to ensure that they receive appropriate income replacement payments and other monetary awards.
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