Lawsuits Related to Workplace Injury and Illness

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 […]

Are There Things My Workers Compensation Insurance Company Won’t Tell Me Outright?

As an employer, protecting your employees and your own business is important. Worker’s compensation insurance allows you to do this. It helps pay employees who are injured or become sick on the job due to the tasks they perform. Having worker’s compensation makes it possible to avoid potentially devastating legal issues. However, when looking through […]

What If I Have to Keep Working after My on The Job Accident?

Our jobs are important to each of us, but what happens when you get hurt at work? You have rights as an individual, and you should know these rights and what your employer can and can’t do. Today, we will be talking about these rights in further detail. Let’s get started! When the Injury Occurs […]

What Is the First Thing I Should Do When I Am Injured on The Job?

Getting injured on the job requires you to quickly make decisions regarding the next steps to take. Whether you are injured in an accident at work or an injury develops over time from overuse or exposure, it is critical that an evaluation and a claim be made for compensation. The first thing you should do after […]

What Are the Ten Things I Need to Do If I Suffer a Work Related Injury?

Being injured on the job can be scary and painful at the same time, and many of us are not sure how we should respond, or what we should do if we suffer a work-related injury. You should realize that there are several actions you can take if you’ve been injured at work.  Here are […]

What are key questions I should ask my workers comp lawyer?

If you’ve suffered from a work-related illness or injury, you should speak to a lawyer that specializes in workers’ compensation. Workers’ comp regulations are very complex, and an experienced attorney will help you with your claim. Here are some important questions you should ask your lawyer. How Does Workers’ Comp Claim Work? Employers pay for […]

What if I am a 1099 Contractor and I get injured?

Many people go to work with the assumption that workers compensation will be there for them if they become injured. But what if you are an independent contractor rather than a permanent employee? In most cases, true independent contractors are not able to qualify for workers compensation. However, if you are a 1099 contractor and […]

Do I Have To Go To the Doctor if the Employer Sends Me?

In the event that you have been injured on the job, you may be wondering what rights and obligations you have. Getting legal advice from a Arizona workers compensation lawyer is the best way to fully understand your situation through the lens of the law, but there are a few basics you should know that can […]

Differences Between a Work Injury Claim and Personal Injury Claim

Work injury claims and personal injury claims are both cases dealing with pain and suffering, but they vary in many ways. Workers compensation cases are not based on fault, whereas a case you argue with a personal injury lawyer is — in a personal injury case, you have to prove negligence or other fault in order […]

Can I Receive Social Security And WC Benefits At The Same Time?

If you are receiving workers compensation benefits, can you receive social security benefits, too? This is a question that is quite common from people seeking legal advice about workers compensation situations. The basic answer is yes, one can receive both workers compensation and social security benefits, if one qualifies for each program. Social security benefits […]