Surveillance by Workers’ Compensation Insurers

Feb 07, 2019
Employees who are hurt while they are working on the job face many hurdles when attempting to collect workers’ compensation benefits. The process of obtaining workers’ compensation benefits can be incredibly difficult and many workers will be forced to use the assistance of an attorney to fight against challenges from...

Common Wear and Tear Among Health Care Workers

Jan 31, 2019
The physical demands of working in the health care industry are frequently underappreciated and overlooked. Whether in a hospital setting, long term care center, or residential facility, health care workers are frequently responsible for lifting and moving patients and moving around heavy equipment (and, of course, spend virtually all of...

Rotator Cuff Wear and Tear Injuries

Jan 16, 2019
Repetitive stress injuries or WEAR and TEAR injuries can strike any part of the body that is regularly used while on the job. For desk workers, this often takes the form of carpal tunnel syndrome or tennis elbow.  For those in the construction industry or who regularly lift heavy items...

Social Media and Workers’ Compensation Claims

Dec 27, 2018
When you file a workers’ compensation claim, your claim will be sent to your employer’s workers’ compensation insurer. While some insurance companies tend to view most workers’ compensation claims as legitimate and will only investigate those for which there are significant indicators of fraud, others are extremely scrutinizing of all...

Degenerative Disc Disease Arising from the Workplace

Dec 13, 2018
Workplace injuries often take two forms: sudden injuries that arise immediately with sudden and severe damage, and repetitive stress injuries that are the result of the same types of actions being taken over time, causing long term stress and injury to the body. Often times, the two are very distinct....

What If Your Workers’ Compensation Is Denied?

Nov 27, 2018
For many workers who are injured on the job, it is automatically assumed that if you put in a claim for workers’ compensation, your claim will be accepted and you will be compensated for time off the job and medical expenses that are incurred. While this may be how legitimate...

Could My Lower Back Pain Be a Repetitive Stress Injury?

Nov 15, 2018
Lower back pain is an increasingly prevalent problem in American society. Roughly 31 million Americans suffer from lower back pain at any given time, and surgeries for lower back pain are increasingly on the rise. Figuring out the cause of lower back pain can be a difficult endeavor. For many...

What Types of Damages Are Available after an Auto Accident?

Oct 31, 2018
The aftermath of an automobile accident can be incredibly overwhelming. Between dealing with the police, another driver, and your insurance company, it can be difficult to keep track of what is going on and to make sure that you are preserving all of your potential claims for damages. The damages...