Legal Articles, Occupational Safety & Health

What if My Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Comp Insurance?

If your employer is knowingly breaking the law by avoiding St. Louis’ workers' comp insurance, they are putting themselves at legal risk, not to mention putting you at potential financial risk if you ever need to file a Missouri workers’ comp claim.

Protecting Women on the Frontlines of COVID-19

Ms. Khanuja, Esq. authored "Protecting Women on the Frontlines of COVID-19" published in the March 2021 issue of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Newsletter.

Navigating Workers' Comp Claims When Employees Work From Home

Ms. Khanuja, Esq. authored "Navigating Workers' Comp Claims When Employees Work From Home" published in the Los Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journal in October 2020 and in the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Newsletter in November 2020.

Limiting the Scope of Hikida

Ms. Khanuja, Esq. authored "Limiting the Scope of Hikida" regarding recent case law on apportionment. The article is published in the August 2020 issue of the Executives in Workers' Compensation Newsletter

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Temporary Disability

Ms. Khanuja, Esq. authored the article "The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Temporary Disability Benefits" published in the September 2020 issue of the Executives in Workers' Compensation Newsletter.

Occupational Diseases vs. Occupational Injuries – Understanding The Difference

When it comes to filing a workers’ compensation claim in Missouri, it’s important to understand the difference between an occupational disease and an occupational injury.

Ohio Workers' Compensation Law

Describes the Ohio Workers' Compensation system. Used by attorneys, BWC and Industrial Commission

Common Workers’ Compensation Definitions

Here’s a list of many of the worker’s compensation terms used in North Carolina and Virginia work Injury cases. The definitions may vary Depending on the state and the Issues at Hand.

Common Mistakes that Can damage Your North Carolina or Virginia Workers’ Compensation Case

Workers have the right to file for workers’ compensation if they are an employee if they are hurt on the job, and if the injuries they suffer stop them from working. Workers may also be entitled to work injury benefits if they suffer an occupational illness due to their job. There is no requirement to prove the employer was at fault. The claims process is normally easier than in a personal injury case. Still, there are many mistakes employees can make that can hurt their case. Just one key mistake can affect your entire claim or your ability to get all the compensation you deserve.

What is Maximum Medical Improvement?

When you’ve been hurt at work, there comes a time when continuing to treat with your doctors doesn’t improve your medical condition. When additional medical treatments won’t improve your medical condition and the healing process is stopped – you’ve reached the point of Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI). 

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