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Workers' Compensation

Vanderbilt employees who have a work-related injury or illness may be entitled to benefits under the Tennessee Workers' Compensation Act. An employee may be eligible for both medical and weekly disability benefits for compensable injuries or illnesses pursuant to this law. Workers' Compensation receives and processes claims under this Act.

Attorney: Sheree Wright

The procedures to follow when a staff member reports a work-related accident, injury, or illness is set forth in the Work-Related Accident and Return To Work Policy. Additional information is available from the Risk Management office, from the Office of the General Counsel, or from the Tennessee Department of Labor website.