Bursitis may be covered under Workers' Compensation. Bursitis is a painful condition that develops when the bursa, a lubricating sac located between joints, tendons, muscles, and even skin, becomes inflamed. When the bursa becomes inflamed or … [Read more...] about Bursitis and Workers’ Compensation
Work Related Injuries
Results of Failing To Maintain Workers’ Comp Insurance
Nearly every employer is required to have workers’ compensation insurance. In the event of a workplace injury, employees are entitled to medical treatment and wage loss benefits regardless of whose fault the injury is. Obviously this benefits … [Read more...] about Results of Failing To Maintain Workers’ Comp Insurance
Is A Fetus Entitled To Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Workers’ compensation laws differ from state to state. One interesting issue that is currently being debated in several states is whether or not a child has the right to sue the mother’s employer if she was pregnant and she and her fetus were … [Read more...] about Is A Fetus Entitled To Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Workers Accused Of Fraudulent Workers’ Compensation Claims
Three workers in have been accused of workers’ compensation fraud after they apparently lied about their injuries. The three workers filed for workers’ compensation benefits when they became injured at the metal fabrication company, L.E.F. Inc., in … [Read more...] about Workers Accused Of Fraudulent Workers’ Compensation Claims
Former State Employee Defrauds The State In Workers’ Comp Benefits
A man and woman, are being charged with 93 counts that include theft, perjury, and falsification of business records. While the pair currently reside in Wisconsin, the fraud that they are being charged with occurred in Alaska, where the man was … [Read more...] about Former State Employee Defrauds The State In Workers’ Comp Benefits
MO Lawmakers to Temporarily Double Fees for Workers Injured on the Job
With over 30,000 claims pending against Missouri’s worker compensation fund, the legislature and Governor are trying desperately to find the money to pay some of these disenfranchised workers. The funds to pay injured Missouri workers have dropped to … [Read more...] about MO Lawmakers to Temporarily Double Fees for Workers Injured on the Job