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Workers Compensation: Your Safety Net


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Workers Compensation: Your Safety Net

You put your heart and soul into your job, so it seems only fair that you should be protected from harm while you’re there. Most good employers do go out of their way to provide safety training and equipment to keep their workers safe and protected from any hazards. Federal agencies, like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, also have standards in place for employers to follow to keep their workers safe. However, sometimes accidents happen anyway, and when they do, workers compensation is meant to be your safety net. Most of the time, if you follow your company’s procedures for filing a workers compensation claim, you’ll be paid with no trouble. However, I know from experience that it isn’t always that easy. I started this blog to help you learn what to do when your company or their insurance company denies your workers compensation claim.

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Signs You Should File Bankruptcy
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Signs You Should File Bankruptcy

Money struggles, past due bills, and less money than month are all signs that your finances are in disarray. Sometimes tightening the belt allows you to catch up,  but sometimes this isn't enough. In this case, bankruptcy may be the solution you are seeking. The following signs mean that you should seriously consider bankruptcy: #1: Your bills are greater than your income It's impossible to catch up if your bills are greater than the amount of money you can bring in monthly. Read More 

What Not To Do During Your Personal Injury Case

The stress of dealing with your injuries and the details of your case can be stressful and confusing. Be sure not to allow the way you feel during the time after your accident add to the problem. Read below to learn about some behaviors that most definitely will not result in your personal injury success. Failing to get adequate and well-documented medical treatment for your injuries. Many people fail to understand that getting medical treatment, no matter how minor your accident was, is important in more ways than one. Read More 

Worker’s Comp, Injuries, Lack Of Training And You: The Gray Areas Highlighted

In workers comp cases, there are often some gray areas where it becomes difficult to tell if a legitimate case exists. In fact, your employer could easily argue that you do not have a case at all based on "x, y, z." If you were injured while working on or with machinery, tools, or instruments for which you have no prior knowledge or training, this is one of those gray areas. Read More 

Is Workers Compensation Enough For You?

Workers compensation can be a lifesaver if your paycheck is the only thing between you and living on the streets. Unfortunately, the events surrounding a workers comp agreement may not be cut and dry. With many papers to sign and agreements that may be proposed, you'll want to make sure that you're not signing away your rights. Here are a few things to consider before signing anything, just to make sure you're getting the compensation you deserve. Read More 

Is It Worth It To Sue?

In America, you have the right to sue anyone for pretty much anything. Even if you have a clear-cut case for damages, however, it may not be worth the time, effort, and expense involved in going to court. Here are two things to consider that may help you decide whether filing a lawsuit is a good idea. Will You Recover Your Expenses? Unless you're litigating a case in small claims court, you can expect to spend at least a few thousand dollars suing the defendant to recover compensation for your damages. Read More