It is extremely important for you to know your rights when it comes to workers’ compensation benefits. Your rights to receive workers’ compensation benefits begin the moment you are hired.
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It is extremely important to report your injury to your supervisor or employer IMMEDIATELY after your injury, even if it doesn’t cause you to miss work or seem that bad.
What to expect following a work injury
As long as you were not doing anything illegal, your injury is covered. So, do not hesitate to report your injury—even if you feel it may be your fault.
Frequently asked workers’ compensation questions
Workers’ compensation is a state-mandated insurance program that provides compensation to employees who suffer job-related injuries and illnesses. While the federal government administers a workers’ compensation program for federal and…
The litigation process over serious work-related injuries or illnesses generally requires legal representation. If you are injured, have contracted a work-related illness, or
It is extremely important to report your injury to your supervisor or employer immediately. You must include the date, time, and circumstances of your injury. As long…
Frequently asked Social Security disability questions
Both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are disability plans regulated by the Social Security Administration (SSA). SSDI is a benefit for those who…
There is no fee unless our Social Security Disability lawyers are successful in obtaining benefits for you. If successful, the Social Security Administration pays your lawyer….
If you have suffered an injury or medical condition that prevents you from working for an indefinite period of time, you may be eligible to cancel…
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Case law updates
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