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The 3 Most Common Workers’ Compensation Injuries

The three most common workers’ compensation injuries, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), are sprains, strains, and tears. However, these are hardly the only types of injuries that contribute to workers’ compensation claims. In a single measured year, the BLS recorded more than 266,000 work-related sprains, strains, and tears out of 2.6 […]

What Are Examples of Workers’ Compensation Fraud?

Workers’ compensation insurance covers medical expenses and lost income for employees who get hurt or sick on the job. But like other insurance industries with so much money in the system, it can be a target of fraud. Some of the most common examples of workers’ compensation fraud include double dipping, medical provider fraud, personal […]

How Is Workers’ Compensation Calculated?

Sustaining an injury on the job can set back your earning ability, but understanding how to calculate workers’ compensation benefits will help you and your attorney recover fair compensation and plan for your future accordingly. It requires a bit of math and familiarity with state law. In general, you have the right to recover up […]

How Does Workers’ Compensation Affect Social Security Retirement Benefits?

You were hurt while on the job. After filing a workers’ compensation claim and waiting during a lengthy process, you finally have a settlement that covers your medical bills and lost income. However, now you worry if your workers’ compensation settlement will affect your Social Security retirement benefits.Workers’ compensation can result in a reduction of […]

The Role of Occupational Therapy in Workers’ Compensation Rehabilitation

If you were hurt at work, your employer’s workers’ comp insurance will cover your medical care costs. Depending on the extent and severity of your injury, your treatment plan can include physical and occupational therapy. Occupational therapy can help you cope with and recover from an injury, as well as provide you with tools to […]

Can I Be Terminated While on Workers’ Compensation in California?

You can be terminated while on workers’ compensation in California under very specific circumstances. If your employer fires you for reasons related to your job performance prior to your injury, this termination is legal and allowed. If, however, your firing was in retaliation for your having filed your claim, you could have the right to […]

Can You Get Unemployment After Workers’ Compensation?

Receiving unemployment in addition to workers’ compensation benefits usually means that you’ll receive less than you usually would from unemployment in proportion to the workers’ compensation payments you’ve already received—and vice versa. Moreover, you usually cannot claim both benefits without one amount offsetting the other. You can consult with a workers’ compensation lawyer who can […]

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