To receive workers’ compensation benefits for a work-related psychiatric or stress injury, an employee must show that the work-related stress was the “predominant cause” of the psychiatric injury.1 More than 50 percent of the employee’s stress must come from actual events of their work, rather than from all other non industrial stressors that can include issues with the employee's family and personal life, as well as financial, health or other concerns, and issues not relating to employment.

Read about a bill passed in 2023 that extends a statute's sundown provision.
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