Workers’ Compensation

Workers Compensation for COVID-19 Exposed Prison Guards

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After Covid-19 prison employees have faced rising number of death and serious injury. The introduction of Covid-19 to our nation impeded many American’s from safely performing their jobs. One position which has vastly suffered due to this virus is that of a prison guard. Being an essential service during COVID-19 prison guards are expected to

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Do I Really Need a Lawyer? Why You Might Not

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Not every case will need a workers comp lawyer. However, If you’ve sustained a work injury, you may be asking yourself, “Should I get a lawyer for workers’ comp?” Sometimes, a workman’s comp lawyer can be the most valuable ally to someone with a work injury. Many have work injuries that falls under all the

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Should You Settle? The Bottom Line on Workers’ Comp Settlements

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Not sure if you should settle on Workers Comp Settlements? While working as an employee for any company, workers expect to feel safe and protected. They anticipate that their well-being will not be compromised but upheld by their employer. Unfortunately, accidents occur that undermine an employee’s welfare and can lead to injuries.  Workers’ comp ensures

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Behind the Scenes Look at the Workers’ Comp Process

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Have you started to look into the workers comp claim process after your injury? In Ohio, workers’ comp is a form of employment insurance that is required by law. Workers’ comp reimburses an employee for any injuries they suffer while at work. Worker’s comp offers wage replacement and reimbursement for medical expenses. As a whole,

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What Happens to Workers’ Comp With New Legal Marijuana?

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Legal marijuana has been highly controversial in the U.S. despite it becoming legalized in more and more states. Now that Ohio’s medical marijuana statute is in effect, employers and employees are faced with the challenge of how it might affect the workplace.  One of the main considerations is what happens to workers’ compensation benefits with

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Kentucky Workers Comp Complete Guide

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Updated July 22 2020 What is workers’ compensation? For some, workman’s comp or Kentucky workers comp is a relatively new and unfamiliar concept. Workman’s comp is not something that applies to every single person who works in the state. Freelancers or contract workers don’t benefit from workers’ compensation in Kentucky. But what is workers’ compensation? 

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What Kind of Lawyer Do I Need?

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So You Think You Have a Case? Most people don’t want to be in a position where they need to start looking for a lawyer and dealing with the paperwork and court hearings that follow. But it happens to all of us. Sometimes the action of others push our hand, but where do you even

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Can I Make a Carpal Tunnel Injury Claim?

Carpal Tunnel

The carpal tunnel is a slender canal in the wrist. It is composed of small bones known as carpal bones, and it connects the forearm to the hand. This tunnel shields the flexor tendons as well as the median nerve which are responsible for bending the fingers and the thumb. With a carpal tunnel injury,

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The Human and Financial Costs of Traumatic Brain Injury

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a contributing factor in 30% of all injury-related deaths. In Ohio alone, TBIs accounted for more than 2,100 deaths, 7,800 hospitalizations, and 92,000 emergency room visits between 2000 and 2010. The rates of fatal TBIs did not change over time, while ER visits increased 78% over a decade, according to

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Light Duty Restrictions: What Are Your Rights?

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In Ohio and elsewhere, workers’ compensation can be a complicated issue. When you’re injured at work, your injuries will be evaluated and classed as either permanent or partial and either temporary or permanent. If you have a temporary disability, your employer may offer you a “light duty” job so that you can return to work.

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