What Are “Ghost” Insurance Policies?

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Without proof of workers’ compensation insurance, construction crews usually will not get hired.   Unfortunately, some in the construction industry illegally circumvent these laws in order to save money. For example, in North Carolina, construction employers with 3 or more employees are required to have workers’ comp insurance for those employees. One man was always … Read more

Updated: March 11, 2022

Why Attorneys Are Crucial When Negotiating A Workers’ Comp Settlement

When it comes to negotiating a workers’ compensation settlement, it can benefit you greatly to seek the advice of an attorney. Some workers think that after becoming injured they can reach a settlement with the employers insurance company on their own. And in some cases this may be true. However, it is inadvisable in many … Read more

Updated: August 21, 2013

Does Your Employer Have Workers Comp Insurance?

While there are a few exceptions, your employer is required by law to have workers compensation insurance.  According to the MO Department of Labor, there were 8,896 workers compensation injury claims filed in July 2013. Workers compensation is compulsory. While there are a few exceptions, your employer is required by law to have workers compensation … Read more

Updated: February 8, 2017

Business Trips & Working From Home: What Injuries Are Covered Under Workers’ Comp?

We can help you to pursue the benefits and compensation you deserve even if your case is complicated and your claim is denied. Usually work injuries are fairly straightforward. While you may run into problems getting full compensation for a claim or obtaining all of the benefits you feel you are entitled to, for most … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019

Sprint Car Driver Killed in Car Crash

Considering the prevalence of car accidents, driving under normal conditions can pretty dangerous as well. Kramer Williamson, a veteran Sprint Car driver, died from injuries that he sustained in an accident during a qualifying race at Lincoln Speedway in central Pennsylvania on Saturday. The coroner’s office and race organizers reported the death after Williamson, 63, … Read more

Updated: August 14, 2013

Bill to Overhaul Federal Workers Compensation System

Employees who work for private companies are not affected by these proposed changes, as these only apply to federal employees. Legislators proposed a new bill that tacked a provision onto legislation dealing with postal workers that would completely overhaul the federal workers compensation system. Federal workers are governed by a different system than other workers. … Read more

Updated: February 9, 2018