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Hands of judge in robes reading opinion The Arizona Supreme Court recently ruled on the issue of assignment of benefits in a workers’ comp case. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that Arizona’s automatic assignment provision did not apply when an employee received workers’ compensation benefits under another state’s laws. Rather, the court decided, the law of the state in which an employee’s workers’ compensation was paid determined the assignment rights of the employer and employee.

Steven A. Meyerowitz

Steven A. Meyerowitz, a Harvard Law School graduate, is the founder and president of Meyerowitz Communications Inc., a law firm marketing communications consulting company. Mr. Meyerowitz is the Director of the Insurance Coverage Law Center and editor-in-chief of journals on insurance law, banking law, bankruptcy law, energy law, government contracting law, and privacy and cybersecurity law, among other subjects. He may be contacted at smeyerowitz@meyerowitzcommunications.com.

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