Editor-in-Chief

Bill Fay

Bill Fay has touched a lot of bases in his 45-year career. He started as a sports writer, gaining national attention for work on college and professional sports. He had regular roles as an analyst on radio and television and later became a speech writer for a government agency. His most recent work is as an internet content marketing specialist. Bill can be reached at bfay@workerscompensationexperts.org.

Medical bill with calculator after workers comp is denied

What Happens to Medical Bills When Workers Comp Is Denied?

By Bill Fay

You’ve been injured on the job. You have enough problems without having to worry whether the government is going to take a chunk of your workers compensation pay.

Ambulance taking an injured worker to the emergency room

Does Workers Comp Cover Emergency Room Bills?

By Bill Fay

You’ve been injured on the job. You have enough problems without having to worry whether the government is going to take a chunk of your workers compensation pay.

Worker filing taxes for workers compensation

Is Workers Comp Taxable?

By Bill Fay

You’ve been injured on the job. You have enough problems without having to worry whether the government is going to take a chunk of your workers compensation pay.

Employer refusing to take a workers comp claim

What Happens If an Employer Does Not Report an Accident to Workers Comp?

By Bill Fay

Workers compensation rules can get complicated but are really simple – You get hurt, you get treatment, you get paid. So what happens if your boss doesn’t follow the rules? Specifically, what if your employer refuses to file a workers compensation claim?

Office chair with desk items after worker quits

What Happens If You Quit Your Job While on Workers Comp

By Bill Fay

The consequences for quitting a job while on workers comp depends on the recovery progress; reasons for quitting; which state you live in; eligibility for benefits.

Stack of letters including workers comp paycheck in the mail

When Does Workmans Comp Start Paying?

By Bill Fay

You should receive a paycheck from workers comp within a month of the accident, depending on your state and claim approval. Medical benefits will begin right away.

Block letters on desk that spell out "Welcome Back"

How to Help Injured Employees Return to Work (It’s a Team Effort)

By Bill Fay

To help an employee back to work you need to have a process, communicate with the doctor, create a re-training program, relax and set expectations.

Workers comp doctor sitting behind desk

Can You Trust Your Workers Comp Doctor?

By Bill Fay

If you are one of the three million employees injured in the workplace every year, are you confident that the medical treatment prescribed for your injury/illness is going to be effective?

Infographic displaying cost of workers comp after California law AB 5

New Law Poses Billion Dollar Workers Comp Problem for Uber, Lyft

By Bill Fay

Companies operating in the gig economy could incur significant workers compensation costs under California’s new law AB 5.