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Workers crumpling a piece of paper

What Not to Do While on Workers Comp

By Tom Jackson

Although workers compensation is designed to provide benefits for employees who get sidelined by a job-related injury or illness, getting what you deserve means avoiding mistakes that can hamper or…

Doctors performing surgery on an injured worker

Does Surgery Increase Workers Comp Settlement?

By Tom Jackson

Minor surgery, the saying goes, is surgery involving someone else. When you’re the one drifting off under anesthesia, there’s nothing minor about any concerns you’re having. Likewise, when surgery is…

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.

Sign indicating caution for work restrictions

What Happens If an Employer Cannot Accommodate Light Duty Work Restrictions?

By Tom Jackson

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.

Injured worker meeting with lawyer to sue employer

Can I Sue My Employer for Negligence?

By Craig Lazzeretti

The case for suing an employer for negligence is rare, but there are situations like gross negligence & third-party lawsuits in which suing for negligence is appropriate.

Calendar marking the day workers comp benefits end

How Long Does Workers Comp Last?

By Tom Jackson

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.