Workers’ Compensation

25th Jun, '19

5 Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions Regarding Workers’ Comp

2019-06-25T05:09:18+00:00 June 25th, 2019|Financial, Workers' Compensation|

Injuries and illnesses can result from work-related incidents... and they can be scary if you don’t have proper guidance. Schiffman Law Office has been helping the injured and disabled since 1975, and we are here to help you get what you deserve. What IS workers’ compensation? The simple definition of workers’ compensation (sometimes called workman’s [...]

1st Feb, '19

Two Important Factors in Determining Your Value as an Employee

2019-02-18T19:25:02+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Workers' Compensation, Workman's Comp|

All companies have some form of metrics set up to help them gauge the performance and engagement of their employees. A few decades back, companies focused on performance management, as they believed that clear objectives, the right strategy and vision, people with skill sets, and alignment toward their goals were the key to creating a [...]

3rd Jan, '19

What to Disclose to Your Social Security Disability Attorney

2019-02-15T17:57:10+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Blog, Disability, Long Term Disability, Workers' Compensation, Workman's Comp|

If you or a loved one feel that you are entitled to social security disability benefits, it’s important to talk to an attorney with extensive experience in this area of the law before, during, and after the application process. The attorney can help you navigate the application process and help you give you the best [...]

27th Aug, '18

Information is Key to Locating the Best Workers Compensation Attorneys

2018-09-29T11:43:50+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Accident Attorney, Arizona Attorney, Workers' Compensation, Workman's Comp|

You Should Know Your Rights Most people injured on the job have one priority: get better and back to work. Sadly, for many, this is not possible. Understand your rights and, if necessary, fight for them. Arizona’s workers’ compensation system was adopted to place the burden on business, rather than individuals or society as a [...]

30th Oct, '17

In the News: Workplace Injury at Factories

2017-10-30T19:42:14+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Accident Attorney, Disability, Long Term Disability, Workers' Compensation, Workman's Comp|

Regulations concerning worker safety have vastly improved working conditions on factory floors since the birth of manufacturing. Still, even now, workers face conditions that can lead to accidents or long-term injuries. Repetitive motion, extreme temperatures, hazardous materials, and heavy machinery all create risk. Recent Complaints About Working Conditions in US Factories A recent law has been [...]

30th Sep, '17

Workers Comp for PTSD in Arizona

2017-09-30T23:07:21+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Workers' Compensation, Workman's Comp|

PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, can result in serious, sometimes debilitating symptoms, such as flashbacks, anxiety, irritability, nightmares, and depression. Symptoms like these can certainly interfere with your ability to work, and at times they result from situations at work. Members of the armed services aren't the only ones who may develop PTSD as a result of [...]

2nd Jan, '17

What Happens to Workers’ Comp When My Company Closes?

2017-01-02T11:53:55+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Workers' Compensation|

If you currently receive worker's compensation and find out your company is closing, you may wonder what will happen to your payments. The short answer is you will continue receiving payments even if the company that held the insurance policy no longer exists. Is Worker's Comp Safe From Closure? In the event of your company [...]

1st Dec, '16

Construction Accidents and Workers’ Comp

2016-12-01T11:44:38+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Accident Attorney, Workers' Compensation|

When working a construction job, you might expect your employer to offer workers' compensation insurance. More often than not, they do, but there are often complications when it comes to claiming workers' comp for construction accidents. Understanding these complications, how to avoid them and what to do should one occur is important. Should you run [...]

1st Nov, '16

Do I Qualify for Workers’ Comp?

2016-11-01T11:31:46+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Blog, Workers' Compensation|

There are three basic requirements you must meet to be eligible for worker's compensation. Employer Must Carry a Workers' Comp Insurance Policy Your employer must have worker's compensation insurance or be required to carry such a policy.  The standards that determine if  a business is required to carry this type of insurance varies by state.   The [...]

1st Oct, '16

Lawsuits Related to Workplace Injury and Illness

2016-10-01T11:23:06+00:00 October 1st, 2016|Arizona Attorney, Blog, Workers' Compensation|

Sometimes, workers’ compensation insurance may not be the only compensation that you can receive if you are injured at the workplace. There are situations where you may sue for damages. Here are some examples. Injury by a defective product If you are injured by a defective piece of equipment that failed to work due to neglect on [...]