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Workers Compensation Trends to Look for in 2020

Workers Compensation Trends to Look for in 2020

The year 2020 can never be forgotten in haste. Aside from the pandemic that caused the world to shut down, there have been exponential rises in business and legal trends. While cannabis and opioid laws are getting relaxed as it becomes evident that these not as...

Workers Compensation Settlement Tips

Workers Compensation Settlement Tips

Without workers’ compensation, rising after a work-related injury can be hard and tormenting. But still, many workers keep making mistakes after a work injury. Most often, it is a result of ignorance. In that case, this article will guide you toward making the most of...

Common Mistakes Made in Claiming Workers’ Compensation

Common Mistakes Made in Claiming Workers’ Compensation

Most employers are required to carry workers' compensation to cover employees who are injured while on the job. Details of the workers' compensation claims process are different from place to place, but injured employees generally must notify their employer and the...

Administering a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Administering a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Workers’ Compensation is a system that protects the employee by tasking an employer to pay or provide insurance to pay lost wages and medical expenses of an employee/staff who got injured on the job. Specific laws vary with each jurisdiction but there are consistent...

Ways You Can Lose Your Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Ways You Can Lose Your Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Work-related injuries are common, and lots of honest workers get compensated for their work-related injuries. Also, many dishonest workers try to cheat the system, which could be saddening. They want to get paid for an injury that never happened or perhaps makes it as...

What is the Value of a Work Related Elbow Injury?

What is the Value of a Work Related Elbow Injury?

The Illinois Workers Compensation Act determined that the value of a work related elbow injury is based on a percentage of loss use of the arm. The Act states that a loss use of an entire arm is worth 253 weeks. When a worker injures his elbow, those cases are...

What to Do After An Injury In The Workplace

What to Do After An Injury In The Workplace

Whether you slip and fall or a heavy object falls on you while on the job, it is crucial to report it immediately. For example, if you slip at work, you may believe it is a minor injury and do not report it. As time goes on, you may develop a greater injury than what...

The Value of a Rotator Cuff Tear with Surgery

The Value of a Rotator Cuff Tear with Surgery

The Illinois Workers Compensation Act has determined that the value of a rotator cuff tear is based on a man as a whole pursuant to recent case law, as opposed to loss of use of an arm. A man as a whole case has a total value is 500 weeks, whereas loss of use of an...

When A Case Nurse Manager Shows Up At Your Doctor’s Appointment

When A Case Nurse Manager Shows Up At Your Doctor’s Appointment

Often an injured worker first finds out that there has been a nurse case manager assigned to their case is when they meet the nurse case manager at the treating physician’s office for the first time. Insurance companies will generally spring the nurse case manager on...