Workers" compensation law of the state of Tennessee with digest, annotations, and supplementary laws, revised to May 1982. by Tennessee

Cover of: Workers

Published by American Insurance Association in New York, N.Y. (85 John St, New York 10038) .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Tennessee.

Subjects:

  • Workers" compensation -- Law and legislation -- Tennessee.

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsAmerican Insurance Association.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKFT342 .A3 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 98 p. ;
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3098185M
LC Control Number82202725

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