Can I get workers’ comp for a dog bite?

Can I get workers’ comp for a dog bite?

If you get attacked by a dog during the course of employment, you may have two causes of action; workers comp and a dog bite lawsuit. When people think about workers’ comp claims, the most common injuries that come to mind are injuries like broken bones, machinery...

Should you be compensated for Carpal Tunnel?

Should you be compensated for Carpal Tunnel?

RSI’s or “Repetitive Stress Injuries” like carpal tunnel are becoming increasingly common as more and more workers are restricted to their desks to perform their job over a keyboard. While the work is most likely the cause of the injury, you can't sue your employer...

How Will Legal Marijuana Impact Workers Comp?

How Will Legal Marijuana Impact Workers Comp?

States Rights vs. Feds As of 2018, medical marijuana is legal in 29 U.S. states and recreational is legal in 7 states... And there’s no end in sight. The opioid crisis continually makes headlines, and some doctors are already prescribing marijuana as an alternative to...

Do I need a lawyer to file for workers comp?

Do I need a lawyer to file for workers comp?

Workers’ compensation (frequently referred to as "workers' comp) is the system that compensates employees for workplace injuries without requiring a separate personal injury lawsuit.  Employers pay monthly insurance premiums, or self-insure, to hedge against potential...

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