Workers Compensation

13 May

Can I Take a New Job While Receiving Worker’s Compensation?

When a work-related injury puts an employee out of work for a significant time, he or she may start thinking about getting a new job.

Returning to work may be a challenge because you feel stressed…

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13 Apr

Will I Lose My Worker’s Comp Benefits If My Employer Fires Me?

If you have suffered an injury on the job, it is important to know if you will continue receiving your worker’s compensation benefits until you can return to work. However, what if your employer fires…

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04 Mar

Can I Get Worker’s Comp If Injured While Working from Home?

With more employees working remotely these days, telecommuters may be wondering whether they will be covered by worker’s compensation if they get injured at home. A claim will need to meet certain standards,…

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21 Jan

Job-Related Electrocution Accidents and Worker’s Compensation

Many workers are exposed to electrical hazards at their jobs. Whether they are working with damaged extension cords, faulty power lines or operating electrical equipment, the risk of electrocution is…

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17 Dec

Do Weather-Related Injuries Qualify for Worker’s Compensation Benefits?

For some workers, cold weather only affects them during their commute to the office and when traveling back home again. However, for those who work outdoors in the winter (construction workers, first…

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18 Nov

Can I Get Worker’s Comp Benefits If My Injury Was Self-Inflicted?

If you have been injured on the job, you may be able to get worker’s comp benefits to help cover reasonable medical expenses and disability/wage loss while in recovery. But what happens when a worker…

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15 Oct

Proving an Existing Injury Was Made Worse by Your Job

Many employees may believe that having a preexisting injury may automatically disqualify them from pursuing a worker’s compensation claim, even if that old injury becomes worse because of their job…

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16 Sep

Potential Liability for Injuries Due to Heavy Machinery Accidents

Workers in many industries, including construction and manufacturing, operate heavy machinery during building, demolition and restoration. Unfortunately, constant exposure to this machinery can put…

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25 Aug

Will My Employer Hold My Job While on Worker’s Comp?

If you are injured at work and receiving worker’s compensation benefits, it can be comforting to know that you are being cared for while unable to work. However, you may be wondering what happens once…

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24 Jul

Choosing a Doctor in a Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Claim

Wisconsin worker’s compensation insurance helps cover any reasonable and necessary medical care to treat a work-related injury or illness. Injured employees have certain rights, including the right…

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