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Under DC Comp Act, Emailing Order to Employer Does Not Start 10-Day Period for Payment Without Penalty

Virtually all workers’ compensation acts impose a penalty for late payment of benefits. For example, D.C. Code § 32–1515(f) provides for a 20 percent penalty if any compensation is not paid within 10 days “after it becomes due.” The D.C. … Continue reading

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