Administrative and Judicial Evolution of the Occupational Disease Concept in Workmen's Compensation Legislation

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The purpose of this study is to examine the theory of workmen's compensation, tracing its historical development and showing how the law evolved in the United States. Pertinent statutes and administrative and judicial decisions will be given to the evolution of the theory of compensable occupational diseases. Following an analysis of the occupational disease concept and the significance of this concept in modifying the basic theory, an effort will be made to evaluate the effect of this concept upon the meaning of the laws.

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Hyde, Peter D. August 1962.

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The purpose of this study is to examine the theory of workmen's compensation, tracing its historical development and showing how the law evolved in the United States. Pertinent statutes and administrative and judicial decisions will be given to the evolution of the theory of compensable occupational diseases. Following an analysis of the occupational disease concept and the significance of this concept in modifying the basic theory, an effort will be made to evaluate the effect of this concept upon the meaning of the laws.

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Hyde, Peter D. Administrative and Judicial Evolution of the Occupational Disease Concept in Workmen's Compensation Legislation, thesis, August 1962; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108160/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .