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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. The Risk and Insurance Management Department 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 HR Policy # 011, Staff Work Related Accident and Injury Reporting 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.