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What to Do if You’re Injured or Disabled on the Job

Being injured and not being able to perform your normal duties can be detrimental to your finances and emotions — especially if the injury occurred on the job. Employers are required to create and maintain a safe workplace, but accidents still happen. When they do, you only have a limited time to act to ensure […]

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A Complete Guide to Workers’ Compensation

When you’re injured on the job, you will face tremendous difficulties including the challenges of recovering from your injuries and trying to provide for your family without the ability to work. However, there is the system called workers’ compensation, at times called workers’ comp. It’s designed to help workers deal with all of the above […]

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What You Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation Injuries

When you suffer a workplace injury, you will feel the physical, emotional and financial pain associated with the injury. While workers’ comp lawyers can’t help with the physical and emotional pain of a workplace injury, they specialize in getting you financial help through workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation, or workman’s comp, is a state insurance program […]

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What is Workers’ Compensation?

According to Legal Dictionary, workers’ compensation is “a system whereby an employer must pay, or provide insurance to pay, the lost wages and medical expenses of an employee who is injured on the job.” In short, if an employee is hurt in the workplace when performing their normal duties, the employer is held responsible for […]

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5 Different Types of Attorney Fees

The types of fees an attorney charges can vary greatly due to the circumstances of each client from case to case. Unlike a doctor or mechanic who knows what the costs are for each procedure and even which insurance pays what, lawyers must set prices and fees for multiple things, including: The type of case […]

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5 Important Court Cases That Every American Should Know About

Most people know that U.S. governing bodies are separated into executive, legislative and judicial branches, but does every American know how much influence the Supreme Court has had in the shaping of the nation? Whether ruling for equal rights or education, SCOTUS and other courts have had a huge influence on the United States. Let’s […]

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5 Things Everyone Should Know About Workers’ Compensation

If you’re injured on the job, the process can be confusing and can add to the stress of the injury itself, your loss of work or your loss of income. However, there are important things to know before, during and after applying for workers’ compensation that might reduce your amount of stress. To assist you […]

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What Can You Do if You’re Denied Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Workers’ compensation is meant to protect you if you’re injured on the job. These benefits may help you pay for medical care, lost wages and other expenses. Once you’re injured, you will need to go through a workers’ compensation claims process. After you have submitted your forms, you may simply be waiting for your benefits […]

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6 Tips for Ensuring Worker’s Compensation Is Paid

Worker’s compensation is a form of insurance that is paid to an employee who is injured on the job, which covers expenses such as lost pay and medical bills. Employees and employers enter into an agreement of worker’s compensation in order to avoid the hassle of a lawsuit. If you’re an employee who is possibly […]

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10 Most Common Disabilities

According to the United States Census, Americans living with disabilities are one of the largest minority groups in the country, with approximately 20% of all Americans having one or more diagnosed psychological or physical disability. This doesn’t even count individuals who never get diagnosed. So which disabilities are the most common? Let’s look at the […]

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