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How Do I Get Workers’ Compensation in My State?

Submitted by jam on Mon, 06/20/2022 - 11:43

Workers’ compensation represents an insurance policy companies purchase to pay for the costs associated with workplace accidents. Virtually every state requires businesses to buy workers’ comp insurance, but the process for filing a claim differs a bit between the states. However, workers that file a claim for workers’ compensation insurance follow many similar steps regardless of where they live. One of the most important things to do if your employer fails to uphold its responsibility to pay workers’ comp benefits involves working with an attorney.

Why Are Workers’ Compensation Claims Denied?

Submitted by rsg on Thu, 05/12/2022 - 17:52

You can be denied workers’ compensation benefits for numerous reasons. There are legitimate claims that are denied every year. Here are some of the more common reasons that workers’ comp claims are denied, and what can be done to get your claim approved and recover the benefits that you need to help you after your workplace injury.

What is Workers’ Compensation and How Does It Work?

Submitted by rsg on Wed, 03/30/2022 - 11:11

If you suffered an injury while at work, you may be able to file a claim against your employer for workers’ compensation benefits. Each state has its own laws regarding workers’ compensation benefits, but in most states, workers’ compensation covers about two-thirds of the employee’s lost wages plus medical expenses associated with treating the injury.

Workers’ Compensation California

Submitted by amm on Wed, 03/23/2022 - 15:21

If you were injured while working in California, you can file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation pays a portion of your lost wages as well as your medical expenses associated with your work-related accident. This is a closer look at workers’ compensation in California and how to pursue a claim after suffering a work-related injury.

Injuries and Illnesses Covered by Workers' Compensation

Submitted by rsg on Mon, 03/21/2022 - 16:31

If you have been injured or have developed an illness that is work related and can prove that it was due to your work, you may be able to receive workers’ compensation through your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance scheme. Each state has slightly different rules that govern how workers’ comp. can be obtained, but the cost of medical treatment and a percentage of lost earnings are the two most important components of a workers’ comp. claim.

How to Report a Work Injury to Your Employer

Submitted by emm on Tue, 03/15/2022 - 16:55

Filing a workers’ compensation claim requires you to follow several steps, including the first step that involves reporting a workplace injury to your employer.

Knowing how to report a work injury goes a long way towards determining the value of a workers’ compensation claim. The first thing to consider is to act with a sense of urgency.

You have just a limited amount of time to file a claim and if you fail to meet the deadline, you can expect your workers' comp claim to come back denied.

Nerve Damage and Workers’ Compensation

Submitted by rsg on Thu, 03/03/2022 - 16:42

If you have suffered nerve damage from a work accident, you may be able to get workers’ compensation. Some accidents may lead to nerve damage, which can affect the worker for years to come. If you have suffered nerve damage through a work-related injury, you can file a workers’ compensation claim. Here is a closer look at nerve damage and workers’ comp and how to determine the value of your settlement.

Is a Settlement in Worker Compensation Determined By FCE?

Submitted by rsg on Fri, 02/18/2022 - 10:08

If you have been hurt while on the job, or if you have a work-related illness, you could be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. A FCE is used to help determine the value of your workers’ compensation settlement. To get the highest settlement for your workers’ comp claim, enlist the help of an attorney. A lawyer can help you prove the severity of your injuries and that you were injured while on the job.

How Can I Find a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Near Me?

Submitted by CM on Mon, 02/14/2022 - 21:22

Before you begin your search for a worker’s compensation attorney, you should understand what criteria to use when conducting research.

You want to work with a workers’ comp attorney who has experience litigating cases that involve a workers’ compensation claim. An experienced lawyer knows how to calculate a value for a settlement, as well as gather and organize the evidence you need to win a workers’ comp case.