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Controverted Workers’ Comp Claim: What It Means & What To Do

Controverted Workers’ Comp Claim: What It Means & What To Do

After filing for a workers' comp, the next step will be getting the claim. But instead, you got a mail from your post office, and as you tear the mail open, you saw a document with the title: WC-3 Notice to Controvert. You might find yourself confused as you try to...

Five Reasons Your Workers Compensation Claim was Denied

Five Reasons Your Workers Compensation Claim was Denied

There are numerous reasons your workers’ compensation can be denied. The workers’ compensation is pretty complex, and numerous reasons can lead to your claim being denied. Whatever is the case, take note that you have the right to appeal this decision. In this...

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...