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6 Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Workers’ Comp Claim

Submitted by rsg on Wed, 06/17/2020 - 15:47

So you were injured while working and have decided to file a workers’ compensation claim. If approved, workers’ compensation can help cover the medical costs associated with your injury as well as the wages that you won’t receive if you cannot work. But did you know that there are common mistakes made that can hurt your workers’ compensation claim? Avoid the mistakes below to help increase the chance of having your workers’ compensation claim approved!

What is the Average Workers’ Compensation Settlement?

Submitted by rsg on Fri, 06/05/2020 - 15:09

Not only can a workplace injury cause physical or emotional pain, but it can leave you with large medical bills. You may be unable to work for weeks, or even months, after your injury. This can add to your new financial strain, making it difficult to pay your bills. Fortunately, you may be able to file a claim for workers’ compensation.

When filing a claim, you may be wondering what the average workers’ compensation claim settlement. Workers’ compensation settlements vary on a case by case basis. Some settlements may be $2,000 while others may be upwards of $40,000.

How Does Workers’ Compensation Work?

Submitted by rsg on Thu, 05/21/2020 - 16:54

Workers’ Compensation Insurance covers employees who have been injured while working or have developed a work-related illness. It is mandated by most states and the federal government.

Those receiving workers’ compensation should use the benefit to help pay for medical expenses acquired from their workplace injury or illness. Workers’ compensation also helps cover missed wages due to your inability to work from your injury or illness.

Were You Denied Workers' Compensation?

Submitted by rsg on Thu, 04/30/2020 - 12:43

If you were injured at work, it’s likely that you decided to file a claim for workers’ compensation. This compensation can then be used to help pay for the new medical costs you may be facing after the workplace accident.

Filing a claim does not mean you are guaranteed compensation. Your claim will need to be approved before you can begin receiving compensation for your workplace injury. There are a variety of reasons workers’ compensation can be denied. Depending on the reason, you may still be able to file an appeal.

How to Apply For Workers’ Compensation

Submitted by rsg on Thu, 04/30/2020 - 12:21

Most employers are required by state and federal law to have workers’ compensation insurance. This type of insurance is used to provide compensation for employees who may have been hurt while working or have developed a work-related illness. This compensation is used to help assist with medical bills and making up for missed wages.

If you were injured while working, you may be able to file a claim for workers’ compensation. Here’s how to apply for workers’ compensation:

A Guide To Walmart and Workers’ Compensation*

Submitted by rsg on Thu, 04/30/2020 - 12:05

Like any other store, working at Walmart may have its hazards. If you are injured while working at Walmart, you may find yourself out of work and with new medical bills or financial challenges. Fortunately, workers’ compensation may help you recover financial compensation.

To help understand workers’ compensation for an injury at Walmart, we’ve put together the following guide.