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- Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim
The workers compensation process involves the Division of Workers’ Compensation, an insurance company, your employer, medical providers and potentially a liable third-party. It’s no wonder that injured workers find the process difficult to understand and hard to follow.
- Vision Impairment Workers’ Compensation Injuries
Employees can suffer all kinds of injuries while working. Vision impairment or loss can be one of the many different types of work injuries suffered. If you were injured at work, it is important to speak to a workers compensation lawyer about your legal rights and options.
- Workers Compensation: Shoulder Injuries
Insurance companies will often deny benefits. They dispute shoulder injuries by blaming your problems on arthritis or that the injury did not result from a work related incident.
- Florida Firefighter Wins Workers’ Compensation Benefits Battle
Employees can suffer all kinds of injuries while working. If you were injured at work, it is important to speak to a workers compensation lawyer about your legal rights and options.
- Oklahoma Workers Compensation Reform in 2013
Missouri law requires most employers to carry insurance, which pays for medical treatment and lost time benefits for employees who are injured on the job. The law requires prompt payment of benefits at no cost to you if you sustain a work-related injury covered under the law.
- Don’t Get Caught in 409A Tax Trap – Year End Deadline Looms
Severance payments on a release or non-compete must comply with Section 409A tax rules by December 31, 2012.
- The Rights of Longshoremen Under the LHWCA
What your legal rights are as an injured longshoreman? You may be entitled to benefits covered under the LHWCA.
- Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud
Crackdown On Workers Compensation Fraud Cases Punishes Business Owners Without Workers Compensation Insurance: Two recent cases where business owners fail to maintain workers compensation insurance are showing that law officials will not stand for businesses that commit workers' compensation fraud and violate state law.
- Product Liability Cases of Interest from 2011 and 2012
New Jersey federal and state courts and the U.S. Supreme Court, in addition to a federal court in New York, have issued a number of opinions regarding products liability and related issues since the beginning of 2011. Below is a synopsis of some of the more interesting and important of those decisions.
- A Closer Look at Mental Issues in the Workplace
More than six percent of adults are diagnosed with depression in any one year, and this causes employers an estimated $44 billion in lost productivity alone. There is a significant need for people with depression in the workforce to understand their condition and start receiving quality care, and employers should be taking steps to help and bolster the mental health of their employees.