Workers Compensation

23 Jun

Worker’s Compensation Claims for Toxic Chemical Exposure

In certain industries, workers are exposed to toxic and harmful chemicals on a regular basis. Exposure to these chemicals could result in serious, debilitating injuries or death. It is the responsibility…

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13 May

Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Injuries If Assaulted at Work?

When you become injured on the job, workers’ compensation benefits may help cover your medical treatment. But what happens if you were harmed as a result of an assault by a co-worker, client or vendor?…

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07 Apr

What Happens If I Get in an Accident in a Company Car?

Wisconsin workers’ compensation helps provide wage replacement and medical benefits to individuals injured while they were on the job. However, sometimes it is difficult to know when certain situations…

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29 Jan

Pursuing Death Benefits Under Wisconsin’s Workers’ Compensation System

Surviving family members of a worker who passed away from a workplace injury or illness may be able to pursue death benefits through the Wisconsin workers’ compensation system. These benefits could…

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08 Jan

Protecting the Settlement Value of a Workers’ Compensation Claim

When you are unable to work due to an injury or illness caused by your employment, it can impact you physically and financially. Workers’ compensation benefits could help pay for your medical care and…

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18 Nov

Returning to Work After an Injury

After a work injury, workers may have many questions, such as: when can I get back to work? The answer to this question depends on the specifics of your situation. However, you may feel pressure to…

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29 Oct

Is an Injury That Happened at Lunch Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Wisconsin’s workers’ compensation system provides benefits to employees who were injured on the job. However, what if you were not working when the injury occurred? What if you were at lunch or traveling?…

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30 Sep

Challenges of Workers’ Comp Claims Involving Back Injuries

Your job may have aggravated an existing back injury or caused a new one. However, proving there is a link between your job and your back injury can be very difficult. This is why we recommend contacting…

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09 Oct

The Independent Medical Evaluation & How it Affects Your Worker's Compensation Case

When I receive phone calls from new potential clients who have been injured on the job, I frequently hear something along the following lines, I injured my back about five months ago and Worker's Compensation…

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17 Apr

Workers' Compensation FAQs

What is workers’ compensation?

Workers’ compensation is a state-regulated program that provides financial benefits to employees who are unable to work following an injury or illness suffered on the…

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