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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 […]

Interview: Denied Workers’ Comp Claim

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Wondering what to do about a denied workers’ comp claim? You’re not alone. Many claims are denied or simply ignored. In this interview, Sarah E. Stottlemyer, partner at Stottlemyer & Associates, LLC, explains what to do if your workers’ comp claim is denied. Contact her directly at 888-981-8971. Topics covered in this interview: Are workers’ […]

Interview: What To Do After a Construction Site Injury

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After a construction site injury, you need to know where to turn and what steps to follow. Michael Greenspan is a construction accident attorney and personal injury lawyer. In this video, he explains the step-by-step process of what workers should do after a construction accident. Michael Greenspan can be reached at 888-392-6439. Topics covered in […]

Interview: What Every Worker Needs to Know About Workers’ Comp

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While workers’ comp serves an essential purpose: provide compensation to injured workers when they cannot perform their jobs. However, the system doesn’t always work as well as it should. In this video, attorney Sarah E. Stottlemeyer, partner at Stottlemyer & Associates, LLC, explains how workers can successfully navigate the workers’ compensation system. Contact her directly […]

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 […]

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 […]

Essential Information About Jones Act Protection

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If you work in the maritime industry, you have a few more options than workers’ compensation, should you become sick or injured. Instead of filing for the usual workers’ compensation, you are entitled to more extensive coverage thanks to a federal statute called the Jones Act. In this article, we will offer information about what […]

How to Win a Workers’ Comp Case

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Workers’ compensation is a deal made by many employers for the sake of their employees: If you get hurt or sick while working for them, then they will cover your medical bills and living expenses to help you get on track. Unfortunately, sometimes employers aren’t so willing to hold up their end of the deal. […]

DC Injured Workers: What To Do if Your Employer is Self-Insured

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How do injury claims work in DC if your employer is self-insured? As attorney David Schloss explains, in DC, these claims are treated equally under the law, whether your employer is self-insured or has insurance with a carrier. You may also be able to bring a lawsuit against a third party responsible for your injuries. […]

Does a Workers Comp Case Need a Medical Care Analysis?

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In certain workers’ comp claims and cases, a medical care analysis may be necessary. If you have been hurt in a workplace accident, even if you expect to receive workers’ comp, speak to a qualified attorney to make sure all your bases are covered. There may be additional avenues of relief that you are unaware […]