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
Does it affect my workers compensation case 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 from workers compensation?
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
What is Workers’ Compensation?
If a person works as an employee for an employer and suffers an injury in the course of their employment, then that person may be entitled to what is known… CONTINUE
What is comparative negligence in Idaho car accident cases?
Comparative negligence is a comparison of fault between the different parties in an accident to decide how much each drivers’ negligence contributed to the collision. For example, if there’s a… CONTINUE
Payment of damages to Idaho injury victims
Q: If I am injured in a car accident in Idaho and receive damages to compensate me for my injuries, how is that money paid out? Usually an award of… CONTINUE