Many claims are denied on the grounds that there is no specific event that can be pinpointed as the cause of the injury. Occupational diseases are different from occupational injuries, though they can oftentimes be referred to interchangeably. The … [Read more...] about Occupational Diseases Vs. Occupational Injuries
Slip and Fall Accidents On The Job
If you experience a fall while at work, you should follow normal procedures for filing a workers compensation claim. Falling on the job can lead to a serious injury. Falls can happen anywhere and are sometimes unavoidable. Depending on where your … [Read more...] about Slip and Fall Accidents On The Job
Car Accidents Involving Commercial Vehicles
Car accident lawsuits against large corporations are even more difficult. We see employee car accidents all the time such as when a work van or truck hits another car or someone hits your car and the person who gets out is wearing a work uniform. … [Read more...] about Car Accidents Involving Commercial Vehicles
Foot and Ankle Injury Workers Compensation Claims
Injuries like strains, sprains, breaks, or fractures, can require a significant amount of recovery time. People oftentimes take being able to do their job and go about their daily activities for granted. Having the full use of our hands and feet is … [Read more...] about Foot and Ankle Injury Workers Compensation Claims
Carpal Tunnel Work Injuries
Pain, weakness, numbness, tingling in the thumb, index finger, and part of the ring finger can be indicative of carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel affects many employees who spend long hours in front of a computer at their job. Doing repetitive … [Read more...] about Carpal Tunnel Work Injuries
Are Hernias Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?
Notifying your employer as soon as possible after experiencing a hernia is crucial. Any injury that occurs while you are on the job should be covered under workers’ compensation, and hernias fall under this category. Yet insurance companies will … [Read more...] about Are Hernias Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?