Worker’s Compensation: What Happens If I Report My Injury Late?
If you are injured or become ill because of your work activities, you are likely entitled to Worker’s Compensation benefits. Benefits include payment of medical care and for a percentage of your wage loss. However, to qualify, you must report the injury within a specified amount of time. Referred to as the Statute of Limitations, […]
5 Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions Regarding Workers’ Comp
What IS workers’ compensation? The simple definition of workers’ compensation (sometimes called workman’s compensation) is a benefit provided to those who become ill or injured as a result of a workplace incident. This generally presents itself in the form of wage-loss because of an injury with associated medical expenses that are payable by the employer’s […]
Two Important Factors in Determining Your Value as an Employee
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 […]
What to Disclose to Your Social Security Disability Attorney
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 […]
Information is Key to Locating the Best Workers Compensation Attorneys
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 […]
In the News: Workplace Injury at Factories
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 […]
Workers Comp for PTSD in Arizona
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 […]
What Happens to Workers’ Comp When My Company Closes?
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 […]
Construction Accidents and Workers’ Comp
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 […]
Do I Qualify for Workers’ Comp?
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 […]