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Attorney's Fees

Labor Commission Fee Rgulation Found Unconstitutional

Labor Commission fee schedule illegal

In 1917, the Utah Legislature enacted the Workers’ Compensation Act.  Under the Workers’ Compensation Act, injured workers are required to forego their common law tort remedies against their employers in exchange for a process by which employers compensate injured workers for workplace injuries regardless of fault.  Shortly after the Legislature passed the Workers’ Compensation Act, the Legislature created the Industrial Commission, which it bestowed with the “full power to regulate and fix the fee charge” of attorneys involved in workers’ […]