Common Mistakes to Avoid When Pursuing a Worker’s Compensation Claim

Workplace injuries can happen to anyone and can be a real disruption to daily life. If you sustain a work-related injury or illness, you may be eligible to file a worker’s compensation claim to receive benefits. However, while filing a workers comp claim is a relatively straightforward process, there are some common mistakes that could…

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What’s the Difference Between Settlement and Compensation?

If you’ve been involved in an accident, you may be wondering what the difference is between settlement and compensation. Both terms are often used interchangeably, but they actually have different meanings. Here’s a quick overview of the difference between settlement and compensation so you can make sure you’re getting what you deserve. Settlement vs. Compensation…

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Independent Contractors: How Worker’s Compensation Exemption Affects You

In 2020, 2.7 out of every 100 full-time workers were injured on the job. Becoming injured at work can be financially devastating and dealing with insurance is often overwhelming. This is especially true for independent contractors. Did you know that as an independent contractor, you might not qualify for workers’ compensation benefits? Keep reading to…

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Three Things You Should Know About Workers’ Compensation Laws

In 2020 there were 2.7 million work injuries reported, plus an additional 4,764 fatal work accidents in the U.S. Following a work-related injury, your loss of wages and medical expenses are paid by workers’ compensation. The three top workers’ compensation claims are overexertion, slip and fall, and contact with equipment or an object. Every company…

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What is Worker’s Compensation?

Did you know that overexertion, slips and falls, and contact with objects and equipment are the top three leading causes of work-related injuries? These workplace injuries are not uncommon and can be a source of immense emotional and economic stress on employees. If you or someone you know has recently suffered a work-related injury know…

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