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Legal Articles, Workers' Compensation

How to Get Workers Comp

Knowing what these factors are is critical to making sure that you are covered while you are working.

Third Party Lawsuit Workers Compensation

A Third Party Hurts You While You Are at Work - Is That a Case for Workers' Compensation?

Do I Qualify for Workers Compensation Benefits?

There are specific things that need to be in place for an employee to collect workers’ compensation benefits.

Workers Compensation Eligibility If Your Employer Intentionally Hurts You

If you are injured while working in Missouri, in most instances you are not eligible to sue your employer. But there are times when you can, which means that you may be able to collect noneconomic and economic damages.

Sexual Orientation Discrimination in New York

Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits workplace discrimination. Title VII, however, prohibits only the types of discrimination identified in the statute, including race discrimination, sex discrimination, religious discrimination, and national origin discrimination. For nearly two decades, the prevailing view from the country’s federal courts, including New York’s federal appellate court (the Second Circuit), was that Title VII does not prohibit workplace discrimination based on an employee’s sexual orientation. On February 26, 2018, the Second Circuit became the second federal circuit court to reverse its prior precedent and hold that Title VII does indeed prohibit sexual orientation discrimination. Today’s Long Island employment law blog discusses the Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc. decision.

What Should You Do If You Feel You Emotionally Can't Go Back to Work After an Injury

Recently, things like PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) are being recognized as real and disabling conditions that may be under the scope of workers’ compensation.

Popular Questions about PA Workers' Compensation

During an initial office consultation, I give clients the opportunity to ask me any and all questions that they may have about their workers’ compensation case. Most clients have similar concerns, so it should come as no surprise that they ask many of the same questions. For this reason, I have compiled the most frequent questions my clients ask…and the answers I give them.

How Much Do I Get Paid on Workers’ Compensation?

For someone who has been hurt on the job, workers’ compensation wage loss benefits are critical. Wage loss benefits (also referred to as “indemnity” benefits) can be a household’s only source of income. Thus, it should come as no surprise that almost every client asks, “How much will I collect on workers’ comp?”

Should I Settle My Workers’ Compensation Case?

If you are collecting workers’ compensation benefits, or if you are pursuing a workers’ compensation claim, there is a strong probability that the topic of settlement will come up at some point. This article will highlight some of the important considerations to determine if settlement is in your best interests.

What You Should Know About The “Independent” Medical Exam

Have you been scheduled to attend an IME? Here is some important information that you should know about the "independent" medical examination.

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