Workers’ Compensation

September 27, 2019

Retaliation for Submitting a Workers’ Comp Claim

If any worker is afraid of reporting an injury because of a fear that management will issue punishment for the injury, he or she shouldn't be.  It is strictly illegal for any employer to retaliate against or punish a worker who becomes injured on the job.
September 17, 2019
Traumatic Brain Injury

Recovering from a Concussion

Concussions are a form of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that occur as the result of the brain coming into contact with the skull.  Concussion is a common, but serious injury with symptoms that can appear slowly, sometimes only becoming apparent hours or days after the initial trauma.
August 28, 2019
Denied Claim

Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Was Denied – What’s Next?

It may seem counter-intuitive, but a denial doesn't mean the end of your workers' compensation claim.  Even after a denial of benefits, injured workers have the option to appeal their denied claims to the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.
August 7, 2019
Delayed Neck Injury

Faking a Work Injury is a Bad Idea

Workers' compensation is a program designed to help people who were injured on the job.  Unfortunately, some workers, employers, doctors, and insurers try to take advantage of the system. 
July 12, 2019
Temporary Disability

What Does a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Do For Clients?

Qualifications, paperwork, lack of treatment options, delays, denials, and more can throw a wrench in to the workers' compensation claim process, some of which can be difficult for an injured worker to complete alone.