Proving Mental Disability in a Workers Compensation Claim

The effects of psychological disorders on an employees’ ability to work are often disregarded. Workers compensation generally only covers the physical injury caused by an accident, not the mental distress that may follow as a result. In some cases, the psychological ailment could lead to the physical one like a heart attack brought on by … Read more

Updated: December 2, 2013

When Growing Older is a Factor in Your Claim

Any injury to your body that occurs as a result of your work should be covered by workers compensation. A work injury need not be caused by a sudden accident on the job, in fact nearly 2/3rds of all claims involve a repetitive strain injury, or RSI. The symptoms of some RSI’s mimic symptoms that … Read more

Updated: October 14, 2022

When MMI is Wrongfully Declared: How to Continue Your Medical Coverage

When you are hurt in an accident at work, the medical treatment you receive is paid for by your employers’ workers compensation insurance. Your personal health insurance policy is not obligated to pay for work injuries, even if it is health insurance through your job. If you have been injured at work and you feel … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019

What to Do If Your Employer Denies Total Permanent Disability

If you can no longer earn a living because of an accident at work, you may be entitled to total permanent disability benefits. There are many different types of injuries sustained while on the job that may qualify you to receive workers’ compensation. Fortunately for most, they are not accident-related and after medical care, the … Read more

Updated: September 15, 2020

The Lasting Effects of an Eye Injury

An average of 2,000 such injuries occur each day in the workplace. An eye injury is not something that people often associate with a work injury. However, an average of 2,000 such injuries occur each day in the workplace. Disability as a result can vary depending on the degree of blindness and whether it involves … Read more

Updated: March 20, 2018

The Farming Industry and Its Risk of No Insurance

On average 500 farm employees are injured on the job every day. Farms are one of the few businesses that are typically exempt from having to carry workman’s compensation insurance, but considering the risk of injury to their employees it would be prudent to invest in it. Considering the heavy machinery and equipment that they … Read more

Updated: February 9, 2018