It is important to consult with an attorney for any workers’ compensation claim. These matters may become more complex when there is an additional third-party claim that is involved. In… CONTINUE
How soon do I have to file a workers’ compensation claim if I am injured?
Generally, you have 60 days from the date of the accident to report the incident to your employer. Failure to do so may impair your ability to receive benefits available… CONTINUE
What if it is revealed that my employer does not have workers’ compensation insurance?
All employers are required to have workers’ compensation insurance if they employ workers. Through workers’ compensation, the employer pays a premium to keep this type of insurance. The premiums will… CONTINUE
Does it matter who caused a car accident to be covered under worker’s compensation?
If you, the worker, cause an accident during the course and scope of employment, workers’ compensation will cover the incident. Workers’ compensation is no-fault based which means that it is… CONTINUE
What if I am injured off company property?
In order to receive workers’ compensation, the injury must have occurred during the course and scope of employment. It is not necessary that you were on company property at the… CONTINUE
Am I required to see the physician for the workers’ compensation insurance company?
Generally, you are required to see the workers’ comp doctor chosen by the insurance company. This is referred to as the “chain of referral.” Normally, the injured party does not… CONTINUE
Is there a limit as to what I can receive?
Different parties will have different strategies to obtain the most workers’ comp benefits. However, under any circumstance, one cannot obtain double the benefit for the same occurrence. For example, if… CONTINUE
Can I receive worker’s compensation if I believe I contracted COVID from my work place?
You may be able to obtain workers’ compensation benefits based upon a claim of COVID. However, as with all claims, it must be proven that COVID was contracted within the… CONTINUE
What is the difference between a lump sum payment and an annuity payment?
A lump sum payment is a single payment of benefits. If you accept a permanent disability award as a single payment, the lump sum payment will generally be calculated based… CONTINUE
How Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits Calculated?
There are multiple factors used in the calculation to determine the amount of benefits you are eligible for. For purposes of the permanent partial disability calculation, there are two main… CONTINUE