Monthly Archives: October 2015

What to Think About Before Settling a Workers’ Compensation Case

Being injured at work can impact your life and the lives of your loved ones. Being unable to work results in many factors that need to be taken into consideration for compensation. If you’re able to receive Workers’ Compensation benefits, then there are a few things you need to think about before settling a claim.Many insurance companies will present a claim to settle the case.  Before you sign anything, think through a few factors that have impacted your life.
  1. Know the severity of your work injury. Injuries that affect your ability to move, walk, and work need to be taken into consideration as to their overall affect on your life. Not only will you have medical bills as a result of possible rehabilitation, but you also need to take into account the other parts of your life affected.
  2. Injuries cost you time and attention. Your time is affected by your injury. You...
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What to Do When Employers Dispute Workers’ Compensation Claims

When you have an injury happen at work, you will likely need time off from work and compensation to pay for your recovery time. However, while you may think it would be an easy process, oftentimes it is not. Employers may become concerned about the payments the company needs to make on behalf of your injury. In addition, the stress of having to deal with bosses in this manner while waiting for your compensation filing to go through can be a hassle.

Companies May Dispute Workers’ Compensation Claims

Companies have the right to dispute claims if they try to deny the extent of your injury. The company may try to de-legitimatize your claim. They may have to pay higher premiums as a result of too many claims against them.Some companies may feel as if the injury is not as serious as you believe, may try to say it was pre-existing or due...
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