Tom is an electrician who works for Eagle Electrical Company as an independent contractor. L

Tom is an electrician who works for Eagle Electrical Company as an independent contractor. Last Tuesday, the company dispatched Tom to a local business office to investigate a wiring problem. While checking the circuit box, Tom sustained severe burns to his hands and upper torso when a faulty switch caused an electrical arcing event. Toms medical bills totaled over $750,000. a. Is this injury covered under workers compensation? Type your answer here. b. Rationale for your decision: Type your answer here. c. If covered, identify the appropriate injury category: Type your answer here.

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