How to Talk to a Doctor After a Workplace Injury

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After a workplace injury, you might be eligible for workers’ compensation, commonly referred to as workers’ comp. Workers’ comp is designed to pay for any medical bills and lost wages which may occur due to a work injury or illness and protects the employer from liability, assuming negligence wasn’t involved. However, many workers’ comp plans […]

What to Do if a Loved One Died in a Work-Related Accident

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When a loved one dies due to a work-related accident or injuries, it can be difficult to know how to move forward. Not only do families struggle with the emotional loss of someone they cared for and depended on, but the financial ramifications can be significant as well, especially if the deceased was the primary […]

When Can You File a Personal Injury Claim in Addition to Workers’ Comp?

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Workers’ compensation, commonly referred to as “workers’ comp” is designed to help an employee cover their medical bills and lost wages in the case of a workplace injury or accident. Most employers are required to pay for workers’ compensation insurance to ensure that both they and their employees are protected in the case of an […]

What Can a Workers’ Comp Attorney Do For You?

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Workers’ compensation, commonly referred to as “workers’ comp”, is a type of insurance paid for by an employer to protect themselves from a lawsuit in the case of an employee injury. This workers’ comp insurance is used to help an injured employee pay their medical bills and any lost wages which may occur as a […]

Pitfalls to Watch Out for When Dealing with Insurance Companies After a Work Accident

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When you are hurt on the job, you may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation, commonly referred to as workers’ comp. Workers’ comp is designed to pay for any medical bills and lost wages which may occur due to a work injury or illness. However, proving that an injury sustained in a work accident is […]

What Evidence Should You Gather Immediately After a Work Accident?

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Work injuries are remarkably common, and workers’ compensation laws may vary between states and may or may not be sufficient to cover the expenses incurred by a work injury. In some cases, you may even be eligible to file a personal injury claim in addition to workers’ compensation. Regardless of how you decide to seek […]

How Can Texas Healthcare Workers Receive Workers’ Compensation?

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Healthcare workers work around many hazards while in their jobs, especially in times of health crises and limited resources. It is especially important, in times of increased danger, that these workers understand how to receive fair and swift workers’ compensation should they suffer an injury or ailment as a result of their job duties. Texas […]

What Do I Do If a Work Injury Has Left Me Permanently Disabled?

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Many work injuries are minor, quickly treatable and result in full recoveries. But even if you work a generally “safe” job, like working in an office, there is still potential to suffer permanent injuries that lead to significant disability and reduced capacity for work. Fortunately, the workers’ compensation system is built to help even those […]

What If I’m in a Car Accident While on the Clock?

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Are employers ever responsible if their employees are involved in car accidents? The short answer? Yes. But not always. There are a couple factors that must be true for your employer to be liable for damages sustained in a car accident. When is Your Employer Liable? Here is an example to demonstrate a situation where […]

Am I Eligible for Workers Comp If I Am At Fault for an Injury?

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It may come as a surprise, but did you know that, if you are injured at work in Georgia, you are entitled to workers’ compensation – even if you are at fault for the injury? In the state of Georgia, workers’ compensation laws are considered “no fault,” meaning that even if your own negligence is […]

Georgia Forklift Accidents: What To Do After an Injury

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Forklifts can cause devastating damage to both property and people. No matter how experienced the operator is, an accident can occur at any time, and it is not necessarily the operator’s fault. Make sure you know what to do in the event of a forklift accident, and what Georgia law says about seeking compensation. Georgia […]

What is a Third Party Injury Claim?

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One frustrating aspect of on-the-job injuries is that employers are often completely protected in the event accidents happen in the workplace. That’s what workers’ compensation is for. Yet there are some instances where the situation may involve a third party who is responsible for your injury. This is typically where a third-party personal injury claim […]

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Workplace Injury Claims in Arizona

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You may be dealing with a workplace injury, wondering how you’re going to pay the medical bills and lost wages,  you’re not alone. However most don’t know how to go about the process of moving forward with a workplace injury claim in Arizona, let alone whether or not you truly need an attorney (some really […]

When is a Vessel “Unseaworthy?”

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In maritime law, it’s important to understand that if you’re serving in the military or in some other fashion that involves a “vessel”—such as a boat, ship, barge, or even an oil rig or platform—that vessel may be considered “unseaworthy.” However, What Exactly Is an “Unseaworthy” Vessel? When a vessel suffers from certain conditions that […]

Texans: What to Do If Your Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Comp

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It’s a fact that most companies are actually required to carry workers’ comp insurance, but the laws are different in Texas. Many companies do NOT provider workers’ compensation to their employees. So what happens if you’re injured on the job and your employer is a non-subscriber? Are you out of luck? Not at all. Here’s […]

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Can You Get Workers’ Compensation If You’re Hurt Driving to Work?

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Surprisingly, yes you can—but it depends on the situation. Arizona law actually does state specifics in the case of workers’ compensation claims going and coming from work on a regular basis. Generally speaking, if you are not on the premises of employment, and you get injured, you are not covered. However, There Are Exceptions to […]

So About That Twerking Lawsuit

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Without a doubt, the recent development on a lawsuit from one Celia Yevenes of Harris County may raise some eyebrows, but it also raises an important question: what can you do when injured at a social work function? You could file a personal injury lawsuit, or seek workers’ compensation benefits. Depending on your state and your […]

How to Prove “Pain and Suffering” in Your Claim

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It is common to hear the term “pain and suffering” in personal injury cases, and many people seek to include it with their compensation for medical costs. Unfortunately, “pain and suffering” has come to be associated with exaggerated claims, and some individuals tend to roll their eyes and minimize actual struggles that warrant the claims. […]