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What Are Some Common Acronyms Used in Workers’ Compensation Claims?

Some Common Acronyms Used in Workers’Compensation Claims

Workers’ compensation claims can be confusing, even when you do understand the terminology. Acronyms are common in the workers’ compensation industry, where people who understand them also create instructions and claim forms.To demystify the process, we’ve compiled a list of some common acronyms used in workers’ compensation claims. A workers’ compensation attorney could provide additional […]

Top Causes of Machine Accidents in the Workplace

Machine Accidents in the Workplace

Machines are a major source of injury in the workplace. Robots and machines enhance production speed and efficiency in many industries, including manufacturing, construction, and healthcare.Unfortunately, inadequate maintenance, defective machinery, unsafe work practices, and insufficient safety measures can cause severe injuries and even death. To protect yourself and others, read on and learn more about […]

Tips for a Successful Deposition in Workers’ Compensation

Successful Deposition in Workers’ Compensation

When you file a claim for workers’ compensation, the insurance carrier may request a deposition as part of the process. During a deposition, an attorney asks you a series of questions about your workers’ comp claim. You provide honest answers under oath.The outcome of your claim could rely on your deposition testimony, so it’s important […]

How Long Does Workers’ Comp Have to Pay Mileage in California?

Workers’ Compensation Covering Mileage

How Long Must California Workers’ Compensation Cover Mileage? When you are injured on the job in California, one of the benefits you could receive is mileage pay. California Labor Code § 4600 authorizes employees to claim mileage, parking, and toll costs for all medical treatment related to workers’ compensation claims. You can claim workers’ comp mileage […]

What is the Difference Between the Jones Act and Workers’ Compensation?

Difference Between the Jones Act and Workers’ Compensation?

Maritime workers have two options to file claims after an injury on the job. Seamen can file claims under the Jones Act, while other maritime workers are covered under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA). The primary difference between Jones Act and LHWCA claims is fault determination, but there are other important differences […]

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