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Blog Posts in 2019

  • Getting the Most Out of Your Workers’ Compensation Benefits

    If you were recently injured while performing your job duties, you need to begin the process of filing for workers’ compensation benefits, so you can comfortably recover from your injuries while you are taking time away from work. Oftentimes, people are unfamiliar with the complexities involved in such cases and make mistakes that reduce their ability to get the most out of these vital benefits. ...
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  • Can I File a Lawsuit Against My Employer?

    The workers’ compensation system is designed to prevent workers from suing their employers for injuries sustained on the job. It is also designed to protect employees who might act negligently and inadvertently injure themselves while performing their job duties. As such, it is generally not possible for an injured worker to file a lawsuit against his or her employer for a workplace injury. Of ...
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  • Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation for Repetitive Stress Injuries?

    Generally, when we think of workers’ compensation, we tend to think of accidents or one-time incidents that result in injuries. However, not all workplace injuries occur in a single event. Repetitive stress injuries develop over time and can be just as painful and challenging to recover from. If your job duties caused you to develop a repetitive stress injury, you might be eligible for workers’ ...
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  • What You Should and Should Not Say to a Workers’ Comp Adjuster

    What You Should and Should Not Say to a Workers’ Comp Adjuster After sustaining a workplace accident and beginning the process of filing a workers’ compensation claim, you eventually have a conversation with your employer’s workers’ compensation company. The adjuster you speak to has one primary goal – to minimize the amount of money the insurance company will pay. To accomplish this, he or she ...
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  • How to Prevent Fall Accidents at Work

    Fall accidents are the most common types of accidents that occur and can happen anywhere, at any given time. In fact, fall accidents are reported as the most common cause of workers’ compensation claims and, oftentimes, they are entirely avoidable with better housekeeping and safer practices. To spare workers the painful injuries that are associated with these accidents, employers should take ...
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  • What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?

    If you recently sustained a workplace injury, you are likely in the process of filing for workers’ compensation benefits to help get you through this difficult time. For many, this is a first-time experience and you might not be aware of what workers’ compensation covers. Below is a list of benefits provided by workers’ compensation insurance for employees who are injured while performing their ...
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