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- Permatemping: New Bill HB690 Seeks Temp Workers' Rights in Illinois
The right for temp workers to be treated the same as the full-time staff they work beside was finally brought into the spotlight with the recent introduction of Bill HB690.
- Can Part-Time Employees Receive Workers' Compensation?
Workers’ compensation is a vital part of our employment system. It’s a no-fault insurance that the vast majority of employers are required to carry to cover the injuries of those who are hurt in the course of their work-related duties.
- Compensation for Scars and Disfigurement
The physical and emotional suffering caused by a disfiguring injury cannot be overstated. Not only will most victims undergo numerous painful surgical procedures, many will also suffer the emotional effects of having their appearance dramatically altered.
- Compensation for Workplace Car Accidents
Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits if you are injured in a work-related car accident.
- Surveillance and Workers' Comp Claims
If you file a claim for Workers’ Compensation benefits, be aware that employers and their insurance companies routinely hire private investigators to monitor claimants’ activities after the workplace accident.
- Workers’ Compensation: What if I Have Two Jobs?
Generally, in Maryland, you will only be able to receive workers’ compensation benefits from the job where you suffered your workplace accident or illness.
- Undocumented Immigrants and Workers' Compensation
Undocumented immigrants make up 3.5 percent of the total population of the United States, according to statistics available from 2014.
- Workers’ Compensation Fraud and the Law in Pennsylvania
With the costs of Workers’ Compensation increasing nationwide, many states including Pennsylvania are implementing stricter laws to combat fraud. Fraud occurs throughout the system and increases insurance costs both to the employers and employees.
- Will Workers’ Compensation Cover My Repetitive Motion Injuries?
Workers’ compensation covers a variety of injuries, illnesses and conditions that occur at or due to workplaces where these incidents occur. This is partially due to the compensation benefits packages that employers purchase for the workers in the company and also to prevent possible liability for injuries that may transpire in the business or while someone is performing job duties during work hours.
- Workers' Comp: Off-the-Clock Accidents
The most basic principle of Workers’ Compensation law is that if an employee is injured on the job, he/she has the right to compensation for medical bills, medications, transportation, and about two-thirds of lost wages.