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ASIA Cheers Passage of 'Full and Final Settlement' Bill

Friday, May 19, 2017 | 597 | 0 | 0 min read

The Arizona Self-Insurers Association cheered the passage of a measure to incorporate the term "full and final settlement" into workers' compensation law.  Susan Strickler Under current law, Arizona workers have a lifetime right to reopen a workers' compensation claim, even after signing a settlement, if they need additional treatment. As of Oct. 31, when Senate Bill 1332 goes into effect, workers will have the option of waiving the right to future medical care when settling a claim.  SB 1332, which Gov. Doug Ducey signed on May 8, defines a "full and...

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