Even if you are responsible for a work-related accident, your employer should still cover your medical expenses and time away from work. In return, the employer is exempt from any personal injury lawsuit you may consider filing. Even so, it is not … [Read more...] about When Your Employer Denies Work Comp Claim
Work Related Injuries
Maximum medical improvement is used to determine when an injured party reaches the point when no further medical treatment will improve their injury. It is at this point that the level of disability resulting from the injury can be determined. … [Read more...] about Have Your Reached Maximum Medical Improvement?
From the time you are involved in a workplace accident there are certain steps you have to take to ensure you receive full compensation. Any misstep could lead to a denial of your claim. You should familiarize yourself with these steps beforehand to … [Read more...] about Refusing Medical Treatment While Collecting Workman’s Compensation
Workman's compensation insurance dictates that any business that retains five or more employees carry workman's compensation insurance with some exceptions. For certain types of industry where the risk of injury is high, like trucking and … [Read more...] about Proving Employment in Order to Collect Benefits
Occupational diseases such as carpal tunnel syndrome are a leading cause for workman's compensation claims in the United States. They are also the most disputed. What puts them under such scrutiny from the insurance companies is the likelihood that … [Read more...] about Occupational Disease and the Probability Factor
A frequently asked question by employees is whether or not an injury is covered if they are on a scheduled break from work. The answer to this is complex. The location where the accident took place and the type of break will usually determine if it … [Read more...] about Injured While on a Break: Are You Covered?