Considering Workers' Comp For Unauthorized Immigrants

By David Johnson and Todd Photopulos (September 14, 2018, 11:28 AM EDT) -- Tennessee's workers' compensation statute allows injured workers to recoup benefits regardless of whether they are lawfully employed. In a recent case, Torres v. Precision Industries, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee considered whether an unauthorized immigrant could file a lawsuit against his former employer, whom he claims fired him in retaliation for pursuing workers' compensation....

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