Are You Working in One of the Most Dangerous Jobs in America?

Posted on : April 20, 2018
Many people know that their industry may be home to a higher risk of serious injuries in the workplace than others. However, a new ranking has put together the most dangerous jobs in America. Unfortunately, far too many workers in these industries suffer catastrophic injuries or even fatal injuries. The most dangerous jobs may lead [Read More]

Can You Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits Even If You Are Not at the Workplace When the Accident Occurs?

Posted on : March 23, 2018
Whether or not you’ll be able to recover workers’ compensation benefits by filing a claim directly with your employer has to do with a number of different factors. A common question that emerges for people who have been injured while working on the job but at a different site than the actual workplace, may lead [Read More]

Should I Record a Statement About my Workplace Accident?

Posted on : February 22, 2018
Remaining compliant with employer requests following a workplace accident but doing so in a way that doesn’t jeopardize your rights is one of the hardest aspects of managing a workers’ comp claim. After you’ve reported the incident to your employer, they may ask you to visit with the insurance company’s doctor and to fill out [Read More]

Construction Industry on The Rise, But Inspections Decrease

Posted on : February 13, 2018
  Since some industries are home to a lot of serious and fatal accidents, precautionary measures are some of the most important ways that these accidents are avoided in the first place. Sadly, however, you cannot always stop a problem from happening. Construction sites have become busier in the last several years as the construction [Read More]

Who Is Most Likely to Use Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Posted on : February 6, 2018
A workers comp lawyer should be hired by anyone hurt on the job
Anyone can file a workers’ compensation claim if they can show that their illness or injury is directly related to their job. However, certain people are more likely to file for workers’ compensation benefits than others. These compensation claims usually pay for ongoing medical expenses and represent a portion of the lost wages due to [Read More]

What You Need to Know about Slip and Fall Injuries on the Job

Posted on : January 29, 2018
get workers comp help for a slip and fall on the job
In most cases, you’ll be able to file a workers’ compensation claim after a slip and fall injury in the workplace. Workers’ compensation benefits, however, can be difficult to obtain and you may be blocked from getting these critical benefits if you do not file a claim in a timely fashion. By hiring the right [Read More]

New Study Indicates Workers’ Compensation Trends For 2018

Posted on : January 19, 2018
look ahead to estimated trends in workers comp in 2018
Were you hurt on the job in 2017? If so, you might be dealing with a number of different aspects of a workers’ comp claim. You might have initially filed at the end of the year or you could be dealing with an appeal. You might have questions about the process or what you can [Read More]

What Happens If I Go Back to Work and My Injury Is Severe?

Posted on : January 2, 2018
are you still hurt after a workplace injury?
If you have recently been hurt in a workplace accident, you need to be carefully evaluated by your own medical professional as well as the doctor recommended by the workers’ compensation insurance company. You might find it difficult to figure out how to move on with your life, if the injuries are severe. If the [Read More]

Workers Comp Claim Medical Payments Decreased in One State

Posted on : December 27, 2017
if you need workers' compensation insurance, you need a lawyer
Worrying about how much you’ll be paid for a workers’ comp claim is a common concern for anyone who suffered in a workplace accident. Whether you got hurt on the job or developed an occupational illness, you’ll need to file a workers’ comp claim. The benefits are determined by the severity of your injury and [Read More]

What You Need to Know About Slips, Trips and Falls in the Workplace

Posted on : December 18, 2017
hire a slip and fall lawyer if you've been hurt
Unfortunately, one of the leading causes of workplace accidents are slips, trips and falls. These account for more workplace accidents and workers’ compensation claims than any other cause. They often require that the worker take days off of work to recover or even weeks or months and this can lead to negative implications for the [Read More]