Baseball and Workers' Compensation

Baseball is the great American pastime and its players are often idolized by their legions of fans. But even the highest paid players are still made of flesh and bones. Professional baseball players are entitled to worker's compensation benefits in the event of an injury which may disable them temporarily or permanently. Their unpaid salary is payable for the duration of the year when the injury occurred, minus all workers’ compensation payments received by the player if the club is compensating him in full. Should the club terminate the player due to the injuries …[read more at CompNewsNetwork]