Does Exposure to Mold Qualify for a Workers’ Comp Claim? 

Does Exposure to Mold Qualify for a Workers’ Comp Claim? 

While we often think of mold as a residential issue—cropping up in a poorly maintained apartment, for example, or an old house with a wet basement—it’s also a risk at most worksites.  There’s a little bit of mold everywhere, but when conditions are just right, certain...
What to Do if You Were Injured at Work by Another Employee 

What to Do if You Were Injured at Work by Another Employee 

When a coworker causes a workplace injury, it can be challenging to know how to proceed. Whose fault is it if one employee leaves a box in a hallway, tripping her colleague? Who is responsible if a worker drops a tool, striking a coworker below? And who is accountable...
How Scars and Disfigurement Impact Workers’ Comp Settlements 

How Scars and Disfigurement Impact Workers’ Comp Settlements 

With many types of injuries, the recovery period is all consuming. There may be surgeries, specialist appointments, therapy and ongoing medications. During that time, the injured person’s life may feel on hold, like everything else takes a backseat to getting better....
Workers’ Compensation Vs. Third-party Claim Vs. Employer Lawsuits

Workers’ Compensation Vs. Third-party Claim Vs. Employer Lawsuits

When you’re injured on the job, workers’ compensation is usually the surest path toward the medical coverage and wage replacement you need. Because it’s a no-fault system, you simply need to prove that you are, in fact, injured and that your injury occurred at work in...
Reasons for Delay in Workers’ Compensation Cases

Reasons for Delay in Workers’ Compensation Cases

When you’ve been hurt on the job, you rely on your workers’ compensation coverage to get you the treatment you need. If your medical absence stretches into days and weeks, you also likely need your workers’ comp income benefits to keep your bills paid while you...
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