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How to Understand the “Something More” Doctrine

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What if an accident as happened, on the job, that was completely unavoidable and resulted entirely from gross negligence on the part of your employer or one of his representatives? Workman’s compensation is in place to accomplish two goals. One is to make sure that a worker is able to be treated medically as well … Read more

Updated: August 29, 2016

The Common Occurrence of Back Injuries and Workplace Accidents

Some of the most common injuries arising from workplace accidents occur in the back, spine, and neck. Back pain can be debilitating and chronic. The pain is often so intense that it prohibits a person from being able to continue working. If you have suffered a back injury on the job then it is important … Read more

Updated: May 3, 2023

How to Win After Your Worker’s Compensation Claim is Denied

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Despite it being established as a no fault insurance, many employers and their insurance companies attempt to avoid having to pay when an employee is injured at work. Most often, they will use a clerical error on your part as a basis for the denial or try and imply that the injury that was treated … Read more

Updated: December 31, 2015

Making a Claim for Complications and Medication Side Effects

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Being injured in any type of accident can sometimes cause a chain reaction of complications or side effects that will also need to be treated. This could be the case with a car accident, personal injury accident, or even in a work-related accident. In workers’ compensation claims this is known as a compensable consequence and … Read more

Updated: June 19, 2024

Workers Compensation for Public Safety Officers

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The title of a public safety officer is worn by many different types of employees. The most obvious would be a police officer, but firefighters and paramedics are also included, as are security personnel and prison officers. With these types of jobs, the risk of being injured is obviously higher than most. In fact, as … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019

Cosmetology and Workman’s Compensation Claims

Cosmetologists are exposed to a wide variety of workplace hazards that many people do not even realize. As an industry that includes hairdressers, barbers, nail technicians, and skin estheticians, there are risks that range from simple slip and falls to serious lung disease. Unfortunately, many of these workers are unaware or do not fully understand their … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019