Worker Comp Search Terms for December 2022

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  • Ama­zon and Work Relat­ed Injuries
    Read­ing Time: 12 min­utes Last Updat­ed on June 13, 2023  Ama­zon work­ers are at risk for repet­i­tive stress injuries (RSIs), which can cause pain, inflam­ma­tion, and dam­age to the mus­cles and ten­dons. Ama­zon needs to do more to pre­vent RSIs, such as pro­vid­ing ergonom­ic equip­ment, offer­ing train­ing on how to avoid repet­i­tive motions, and pro­vid­ing breaks through­out the work­day. Ama­zon … Con­tin­ue read­ing Ama­zon and Work Relat­ed Injuries

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  • Nation­al Work Injuries 2021
    Read­ing Time: 3 min­utes Work Injuries: A Stag­ger­ing Cost to Soci­ety The true cost of work-relat­ed deaths and injuries extends far beyond just work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion insur­ance. In 2021 alone, pre­ventable work­place inci­dents amount­ed to a stag­ger­ing $167.0 bil­lion eco­nom­ic bur­den on the nation, employ­ers, and individuals.
  • Over­com­ing Work Restric­tions: How to Secure Finan­cial Sta­bil­i­ty After Injury
    Read­ing Time: 3 min­utes Are you strug­gling to make ends meet after being injured on the job? Don’t let work restric­tions hold you back from finan­cial sta­bil­i­ty. With some strate­gic plan­ning and the right resources, you can over­come these obsta­cles and secure your finan­cial future. Read on to learn more about how to take con­trol of your finances and achieve success.
  • Pri­or­i­tize Your Health: Take Time After a Work Injury
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes If you’ve suf­fered a work injury, it’s impor­tant to pri­or­i­tize your health. Tak­ing time to recov­er will not only ben­e­fit your phys­i­cal well-being, but also your career in the long run. Don’t let the pres­sure of work pre­vent you from tak­ing care of yourself.
  • Regain Your Career: Expert Assis­tance for Work Injury Recov­ery
    Read­ing Time: 3 min­utes Are you strug­gling to return to work after an injury? Regain your career with expert assis­tance. Our pro­fes­sion­als can help you recov­er and get back to the job you love.
  • Secure Your Rights: Make Your Employ­er Accom­mo­date Work Restric­tions
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes As an employ­ee, you have the right to request accom­mo­da­tions for work restric­tions. By doing so, you can ensure your safe­ty and well-being in the work­place while still being pro­duc­tive. Don’t be afraid to speak up and advo­cate for your­self. It’s your right!

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  • Work­ers Comp Pri­ma­ry Insur­ance Amount (PIA) Ben­e­fits
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes In work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion, Pri­ma­ry Insur­ance Amount (PIA) is the max­i­mum amount of mon­ey that an injured work­er can receive in ben­e­fits each week. The PIA is based on the work­er’s aver­age week­ly wage and their age at the time of the injury.

#ClaimsDenied

#ConstructionWorkersCompensation

  • Work­ers comp death ben­e­fits
    Read­ing Time: 4 min­utes Work­ers’ comp death ben­e­fits: ensur­ing finan­cial pro­tec­tion for families.
  • Work­ers Comp Pri­ma­ry Insur­ance Amount (PIA) Ben­e­fits
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes In work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion, Pri­ma­ry Insur­ance Amount (PIA) is the max­i­mum amount of mon­ey that an injured work­er can receive in ben­e­fits each week. The PIA is based on the work­er’s aver­age week­ly wage and their age at the time of the injury.

#FloridaWorkersCompBenefits

#IndependentContractors

  • Inde­pen­dent Con­trac­tor and Injury Com­pen­sa­tion
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes Brace for a major over­haul in the gig econ­o­my as the U.S. Depart­ment of Labor’s (DOL) new inde­pen­dent con­trac­tor rule tight­ens the screws on mis­clas­si­fi­ca­tion. Effec­tive March 11th, 2024, this game-chang­er could sig­nif­i­cant­ly impact work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion for injury-relat­ed cas­es across indus­tries like health­care, con­struc­tion, and the ever-expand­ing realm of plat­forms like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash.
  • When “Inde­pen­dent Con­trac­tor” Becomes Ille­gal
    Read­ing Time: 3 min­utes Mis­clas­si­fy­ing employ­ees as inde­pen­dent con­trac­tors has seri­ous con­se­quences for both work­ers and the state. Work­ers lose out on vital ben­e­fits like min­i­mum wage, over­time, unem­ploy­ment, and work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion. Mean­while, the state miss­es out on tax­es and con­tri­bu­tions to crit­i­cal programs.

#InjuredAtWork

  • Reduc­ing Work­ers’ Comp Claims in Con­struc­tion: The Cru­cial Role Employ­ers Play
    Read­ing Time: 4 min­utes The con­struc­tion indus­try is one of the most dan­ger­ous occu­pa­tions in the world, and as such, it is crit­i­cal for employ­ers to play their part by reduc­ing work­ers’ comp claims. Employ­ers can do this by imple­ment­ing safe­ty mea­sures in the work­place, edu­cat­ing employ­ees on safe­ty pro­to­cols, and pro­vid­ing ade­quate train­ing and pro­tec­tive equip­ment. By tak­ing these steps, employ­ers can cre­ate a safer work envi­ron­ment, reduce the risk of acci­dents, and ulti­mate­ly low­er the num­ber of work­ers’ comp claims. By pri­or­i­tiz­ing safe­ty, employ­ers demon­strate their com­mit­ment to their employ­ees’ well-being, and this can lead to increased pro­duc­tiv­i­ty, high­er morale, and bet­ter job satisfaction.
  • What Is The Statute Of Lim­i­ta­tions For A Work­ers Comp Claim?
    Read­ing Time: 7 min­utes Last Updat­ed on June 19, 2023  If you have suf­fered a work-relat­ed injury or ill­ness, know the statute of lim­i­ta­tions for fil­ing a work­ers’ comp claim. Call us at 844–682‑0999 for legal help in under­stand­ing your rights and fil­ing of your claim. Statute Of Lim­i­ta­tions and Work­ers’ Comp Claim The statute of lim­i­ta­tions is a par­tic­u­lar peri­od of … Con­tin­ue read­ing What Is The Statute Of Lim­i­ta­tions For A Work­ers Comp Claim?

#InsuranceForWorkersComp

  • A Lawyer’s Guide to Under­stand­ing Work­ers’ Comp Insur­ance: Key Facts to Con­sid­er When Injured
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes Work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion is a sys­tem of insur­ance that pro­vides ben­e­fits to employ­ees who are injured on the job or become ill due to their work. It is impor­tant to under­stand the basics of work­ers’ comp before expe­ri­enc­ing an injury in order to ensure that you receive the ben­e­fits and com­pen­sa­tion that you are enti­tled to. Here are some key things to know about work­ers’ comp.

#LawsIn50States

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#MedicalBenefits

#NJLaws

  • When “Inde­pen­dent Con­trac­tor” Becomes Ille­gal
    Read­ing Time: 3 min­utes Mis­clas­si­fy­ing employ­ees as inde­pen­dent con­trac­tors has seri­ous con­se­quences for both work­ers and the state. Work­ers lose out on vital ben­e­fits like min­i­mum wage, over­time, unem­ploy­ment, and work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion. Mean­while, the state miss­es out on tax­es and con­tri­bu­tions to crit­i­cal programs.

#OccupationalInjuries

  • Rehir­ing After a Work­ers’ Com­pen­sa­tion Claim
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes Injured work­ers in Ore­gon ! You now have more con­trol over your reem­ploy­ment rights thanks to House Bill 3471, which changed the game regard­ing “no-rehire” pro­vi­sions in work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion settlements.

#OSHA

  • OSHA And Work­place Acci­dents
    Read­ing Time: 3 min­utes The Occu­pa­tion­al Safe­ty and Health Admin­is­tra­tion (OSHA) defines an work­place acci­dent as any unplanned and uncon­trolled event that results in injury, ill­ness, or prop­er­ty dam­age. OSHA also con­sid­ers near miss­es, which are events that could have result­ed in injury, ill­ness, or prop­er­ty dam­age, but did not.

  • Work­ers Comp Pri­ma­ry Insur­ance Amount (PIA) Ben­e­fits
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes In work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion, Pri­ma­ry Insur­ance Amount (PIA) is the max­i­mum amount of mon­ey that an injured work­er can receive in ben­e­fits each week. The PIA is based on the work­er’s aver­age week­ly wage and their age at the time of the injury.

  • Rehir­ing After a Work­ers’ Com­pen­sa­tion Claim
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes Injured work­ers in Ore­gon ! You now have more con­trol over your reem­ploy­ment rights thanks to House Bill 3471, which changed the game regard­ing “no-rehire” pro­vi­sions in work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion settlements.

  • Repet­i­tive Motion Injuries: Caus­es, Symp­toms, and Pre­ven­tion
    Read­ing Time: 6 min­utes Learn about com­mon repet­i­tive motion injuries (RMIs) such as carpal tun­nel syn­drome, ten­dini­tis, and bur­si­tis in man­u­fac­tur­ing jobs. Dis­cov­er the caus­es, symp­toms, and effec­tive pre­ven­tion strate­gies to ensure the well-being and pro­duc­tiv­i­ty of workers. 

#Rights

#SocialSecurity

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#TemporaryBenefits

  • Work­ers Comp Pri­ma­ry Insur­ance Amount (PIA) Ben­e­fits
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes In work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion, Pri­ma­ry Insur­ance Amount (PIA) is the max­i­mum amount of mon­ey that an injured work­er can receive in ben­e­fits each week. The PIA is based on the work­er’s aver­age week­ly wage and their age at the time of the injury.

#TennesseeWorkersComp

  • When “Inde­pen­dent Con­trac­tor” Becomes Ille­gal
    Read­ing Time: 3 min­utes Mis­clas­si­fy­ing employ­ees as inde­pen­dent con­trac­tors has seri­ous con­se­quences for both work­ers and the state. Work­ers lose out on vital ben­e­fits like min­i­mum wage, over­time, unem­ploy­ment, and work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion. Mean­while, the state miss­es out on tax­es and con­tri­bu­tions to crit­i­cal programs.

  • Inde­pen­dent Con­trac­tor and Injury Com­pen­sa­tion
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes Brace for a major over­haul in the gig econ­o­my as the U.S. Depart­ment of Labor’s (DOL) new inde­pen­dent con­trac­tor rule tight­ens the screws on mis­clas­si­fi­ca­tion. Effec­tive March 11th, 2024, this game-chang­er could sig­nif­i­cant­ly impact work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion for injury-relat­ed cas­es across indus­tries like health­care, con­struc­tion, and the ever-expand­ing realm of plat­forms like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash.

#WorkersCompBenefits

#WorkersCompClaims

  • Denied Work­ers’ Comp Claims: How to Fight Back and Win
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes Denied Work­ers’ Comp Claims: How to Fight Back and Win If you’ve been injured at work and your work­ers’ comp claim has been denied, don’t give up. There are steps you can take to chal­lenge the denial and get the com­pen­sa­tion you deserve. In this arti­cle, we’ll explore the rea­sons why claims are denied, how to appeal the deci­sion, and what to do if you still don’t get the result you’re after. With the right strat­e­gy and a bit of per­sis­tence, you can win your case and get the finan­cial sup­port you need to recov­er from your injuries.
  • How do I Know if I am Eli­gi­ble for Work­ers Comp
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes Work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion is a type of insur­ance that pro­vides ben­e­fits to employ­ees who are injured or become ill as a result of their job. The eli­gi­bil­i­ty require­ments for work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion vary from state to state, but there are some gen­er­al require­ments that must be met in order to be eli­gi­ble for benefits.
  • How insur­ance com­pa­nies han­dle work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion claims
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes Work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion is a type of insur­ance that pro­vides wage replace­ment and med­ical ben­e­fits to employ­ees who are injured on the job or become ill as a result of their employ­ment. It also pro­vides death ben­e­fits to the fam­i­lies of work­ers who are killed on the job.
  • How to Nav­i­gate the Work­ers’ Comp Sys­tem: A Com­pre­hen­sive FAQ
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes The work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion sys­tem can be com­plex and con­fus­ing. This com­pre­hen­sive FAQ will guide you through the process, from fil­ing a claim to receiv­ing ben­e­fits. Learn your rights and respon­si­bil­i­ties and how to nav­i­gate the sys­tem effectively.
  • How to Over­come a Denied Work­ers’ Comp Claim: A Step-by-Step Guide
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes If your work­ers’ comp claim has been denied, don’t give up. There are steps you can take to appeal the deci­sion and poten­tial­ly receive the ben­e­fits you deserve. In this arti­cle, we’ll pro­vide a step-by-step guide to help you over­come a denied work­ers’ comp claim. From under­stand­ing the rea­son for the denial to gath­er­ing evi­dence and fil­ing an appeal, we’ll walk you through the process to give you the best chance of success.
  • The Top 10 Most Com­mon Rea­sons for Work­ers’ Comp Denials
    Read­ing Time: 3 min­utes Work­place injuries can be a night­mare for both the employ­ee and the employ­er. To add insult to injury, work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion claims can get denied for var­i­ous rea­sons. We have com­piled a list of the top 10 most com­mon rea­sons for work­ers’ comp denials.
  • Tyson Work­ers’ Fam­i­lies Fight for Jus­tice After COVID Tragedy
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes Well, for some work­ers at Tyson meat­pack­ing plants, the dan­ger was­n’t just out­side – it was right along­side them at work. Sad­ly, some of these work­ers even lost their lives to COVID-19. Now, their fam­i­lies are fight­ing for jus­tice in court, and the bat­tle is fierce.
  • What are some Exam­ples of Work­ers’ Com­pen­sa­tion Claims?
    Read­ing Time: 1 minute What are some Exam­ples of Work­ers’ Com­pen­sa­tion Claims?
  • What Is The Statute Of Lim­i­ta­tions For A Work­ers Comp Claim?
    Read­ing Time: 7 min­utes Last Updat­ed on June 19, 2023  If you have suf­fered a work-relat­ed injury or ill­ness, know the statute of lim­i­ta­tions for fil­ing a work­ers’ comp claim. Call us at 844–682‑0999 for legal help in under­stand­ing your rights and fil­ing of your claim. Statute Of Lim­i­ta­tions and Work­ers’ Comp Claim The statute of lim­i­ta­tions is a par­tic­u­lar peri­od of … Con­tin­ue read­ing What Is The Statute Of Lim­i­ta­tions For A Work­ers Comp Claim?
  • What to Do When Your Work­ers’ Comp Claim Gets Denied
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes If your work­ers’ comp claim has been denied, it’s impor­tant to take action. Here are some steps you can take to appeal the deci­sion and poten­tial­ly receive the ben­e­fits you’re enti­tled to.
  • Why Was My Work­ers Comp Claim Denied?
    Read­ing Time: 2 min­utes Last Updat­ed on April 18, 2023  Ques­tion 1: What is work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion? Answer: Work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion is a type of insur­ance that pro­vides finan­cial com­pen­sa­tion to employ­ees who have been injured or become ill while per­form­ing their job duties. It is designed to cov­er med­ical expens­es, lost wages, and oth­er costs asso­ci­at­ed with the injury or ill­ness.  … Con­tin­ue read­ing Why Was My Work­ers Comp Claim Denied?
  • Work­ers Comp Demand Let­ter
    Read­ing Time: 4 min­utes Craft a per­sua­sive work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion claim with our com­pre­hen­sive demand let­ter exam­ple. Max­i­mize your set­tle­ment poten­tial with key legal considerations.
  • Work­ers Comp Intake Form
    Read­ing Time: 1 minute Last Updat­ed on June 19, 2023  In case of injury and to file your claim, here is some of the data you must main­tain to assist you in fil­ing a work­ers’ comp claim. Report­ing Work­ers Comp Injury Field Descrip­tion Employ­ee Name Full name of the injured employ­ee Date of Birth Employ­ee’s date of birth Social Secu­ri­ty Num­ber Employ­ee’s SSN for … Con­tin­ue read­ing Work­ers Comp Intake Form
  • Work­ers’ Comp Claim Time­li­ness
    Read­ing Time: 1 minute An Iowa farm work­er injured his right elbow while vac­u­um­ing grain and under­went surgery for a sub­se­quent shoul­der tear. The work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion car­ri­er denied his claim based on the two-year statute of lim­i­ta­tions, argu­ing he knew of the injury more than two years before filing.
  • Work­ers’ Com­pen­sa­tion for Ware­house Injuries: What You Need to Know
    Read­ing Time: 3 min­utes If you are injured in a ware­house, it is impor­tant to seek med­ical atten­tion imme­di­ate­ly. You may also be eli­gi­ble for work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion benefits. 

#WorkersCompDisabilityClaims

  • Work­ers Comp Opi­oid Mis­use and the Pan­dem­ic: How to Reduce the Risks
    Read­ing Time: 3 min­utes The COVID-19 pan­dem­ic has had a sig­nif­i­cant impact on peo­ple’s lives, and for injured work­ers who have been pre­scribed opi­oids as part of their treat­ments, social iso­la­tion and oth­er pan­dem­ic-relat­ed stres­sors can exac­er­bate the risk of opi­oid mis­use and dri­ve up the cost of work­ers’ com­pen­sa­tion claims. 

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  • Glos­sary of Work­er’s Com­pen­sa­tion Injury Terms
    Read­ing Time: 11 min­utes Last Updat­ed on June 19, 2023  Glos­sary of Work­er’s Com­pen­sa­tion Injury Terms. Get Legal Help! Call Now for a FREE Con­sult with an Expe­ri­enced Work­ers Comp Lawyer at 844–682‑0999. Term Descrip­tion A Agreed med­ical eval­u­a­tor (AME) If you have an attor­ney, an AME is the doc­tor your attor­ney and the insur­ance com­pa­ny agree on to con­duct the … Con­tin­ue read­ing Glos­sary of Work­er’s Com­pen­sa­tion Injury Terms
  • Work­er Comp Search Terms for Decem­ber 2022
    Read­ing Time: 3 min­utes Last Updat­ed on June 13, 2023  Work­er Comp Search Terms for Decem­ber 2022 Work­er Comp Search Terms for Decem­ber 2022. Call Us Now and Talk with a Work­ers Com­pen­sa­tion Lawyer Today at 844–682‑0999 Some of the pop­u­lar Relat­ed Search Engine Search­es for Decem­ber 2022 Tags: #Work­In­jury­Terms What to read next Glos­sary of Work­er’s Com­pen­sa­tion Injury Terms