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Why is worker’s compensation important?

Workers’ compensation is important to individuals because it provides a guaranteed benefit to an individual injured at work, regardless of the negligence of the worker. The workers’ compensation system was set in place to ensure that individuals received disability pay, medical care and reimbursement for their impairment in the event they were hurt at work. Read More

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Does a personal injury claim affect my workers compensation benefits?

While a personal injury claim does not necessarily affect an individuals’ worker’s compensation benefits, you must be very careful because a worker’s compensation insurance company who has made payment to an injured individual for things like disability benefits, medical care, and impairment will have a right to be reimbursed from the personal injury settlement. So, Read More

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What do I do if I am hurt on a construction site due to faulty equipment?

What do I do if I am hurt on a construction site due to faulty equipment? If I’m hurt on a construction site due to faulty equipment there are really two issues that you’re dealing with. First you have a worker’s compensation claim. In that circumstance you’re going to want to report your injury right Read More

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How is worker’s compensation calculated?

How is worker’s compensation calculated? There are two components to most worker’s compensation case, disability and impairment. The first calculation would be your temporary total disability benefit or your wage replacement. The wage replacement in a worker’s compensation claim is paid at two-thirds of what is called your average weekly wage. So, the insurance company Read More

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How long will worker’s compensation last?

How long will worker’s compensation last? Worker’s compensation will last for different amounts of time for different people. If you want to look at a standard worker’s compensation claim, most of them will have two components. One will be medical treatment and care, the other, disability benefits. The medical component, the medical treatment and care, Read More

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How does worker’s compensation work?

How does worker’s compensation work? Worker’s compensation is designed for people that are injured in work accidents. First you’re going to want to report the injury as quickly as you can, make sure people know that you’ve been hurt. If it’s a more severe injury and there’s an urgent situation, you’re going to want to Read More

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What do I do if I am hurt on a construction site due to a fall from high above the ground?

What do I do if I am hurt on a construction site due to a fall from high above the ground? The first thing someone needs to do is get immediate medical care or treatment. Most of the time if there is a fall on a construction site from height, you need to investigate those Read More

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What do I do if I am hurt on a construction site due to an unprotected trench or a violation of safety regulations?

What do I do if I am hurt on a construction site due to an unprotected trench or a violation of safety regulations? Most of the time when someone is hurt on a construction site, we’re initially contacted by a family member. In those situations where someone falls from a height or from an unprotected Read More

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Can I sue for compensation due to death by medical negligence?

Can I sue for compensation due to death by medical negligence? If a hospital, or doctor, or nurse, or some other healthcare professional commits some type of misconduct resulting in the death of a patient, you can pursue a claim for medical negligence as long as the facts support the case. Cases are normally complicated; Read More

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How long can you pursue and how do you prove medical negligence?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdvSEZRLwVg&feature=youtu.be Most of the time, you have two years to be able to pursue a medical negligence claim. Medical malpractice cases almost always require experts to discuss the breach, meaning the breach of the standard of care, or what the doctor did wrong. Other doctors have to testify what misconduct occurred, either by a doctor Read More

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