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28 Jul

What Do You Do if Your Employer is Dragging its Feet on Your Workers' Compensation Claim?

When a work injury occurs and leaves an employee unable to work for a significant amount of time, the employee may feel anxious about obtaining workers' compensation benefits. Missing work for just a few days without being paid can be financially disastrous…

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22 Jul

Common Symptoms of an Occupational Disease That Should not be Ignored

Many workers’ compensation claims are filed for an injury that resulted from a single incident, such as a slip and fall or explosion. However, some claims are filed because an injury/medical condition develops over time. These claims are often challenging…

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13 Jul

Common Injury Risks for Employees in Office Jobs

There are a wide variety of injuries that could occur while working in an office. Although office workers are unlikely to suffer amputation injuries or other injuries often associated with factories or construction, office workers’ injuries can still…

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07 Jul

Are Employers Required to Hold Your Job Open While You are on Workers’ Comp?

When employees get injured on the job and cannot work, there can be a lot of uncertainty about when they may be able to go back. However, if you do recover and are ready to go back to work, will you still have a job to go back to? Below, learn more about…

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30 Jun

What Are Your Responsibilities After a Work Injury?

There are many things workers cannot control after suffering an on-the-job injury, including how long it may take to recover, whether your employer will award workers’ compensation, and the long-term effects of your injury. However, there are still some…

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23 Jun

Can Product Manufacturers Be Held Liable for Work Injuries?

There are situations where a product manufacturer bears some amount of liability for a workplace injury. For example, a piece of heavy machinery may malfunction or have a defect that is unreasonably dangerous. If the defect results in an injury to a worker…

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16 Jun

Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Violence Against Police Officers?

Police officers often put themselves in harm’s way to apprehend those who are breaking the law. They could be shot at, physically attacked or injured in a motor vehicle crash while pursuing someone fleeing from a traffic stop or after committing a crime. One…

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09 Jun

When Should You Challenge a Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim?

There are several reasons why you should consider appealing your denied workers’ compensation claim. Even if you are unsure if you have a strong claim, you should at the very least discuss the situation with an experienced attorney who has appealed before…

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