How does workers’ compensation work for independent contractors? What happens if you’re hurt on the job?
If you’re classified as an independent contractor, you need to know the answer to this question.
Today, the lawyers at Casper & Casper are going over workers’ comp for independent contractors. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know!
Workers’ compensation hearings occur when a claim is in dispute—whether an employee or employer appeals the decision.
Why might you have to go through a workers’ comp hearing? What should you expect during the process?
We answer these important questions, and more, in this post. Learn everything you need to know about workers’ compensation hearings today!
Many of the products you use every day can cause harm if they are defective or used improperly. This includes things like televisions, cleaning products, ladders, ovens, and even beds!
Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help avoid a defective product injury. Keep reading to find out how to stay safe!
Workers’ compensation law is complex and frequently changing. It’s next to impossible for the average person to keep up with it all.
Fortunately, that’s where we come in. The attorneys at Casper & Casper are here to walk you through everything you need to know about workers’ compensation law.
Recently, House Bill 81 made changes to several important areas of workers’ comp law. Keep reading to learn the highlights and how these changes might affect your case.
Property owners have a legal responsibility to keep the environment safe, so people who enter the property don’t get injured. (This area of the law is known as “premises liability.”) As a result, in many cases, it’s possible to sue.
However, there are important exceptions.
Today, we’re taking a look at injuries that happen on someone else’s property. We’ll explain when you can sue, what exceptions might prevent you from bringing a claim, and more.
What happens if you contract COVID-19 while on the job? Can you get workers’ compensation benefits?
As the COVID-19 pandemic extends, these questions continue to be important ones for many Ohio workers—particularly frontline and other essential workers, who’ve been at increased risk of contracting the disease.
Today, we’re discussing COVID-19 and workers’ compensation. Keep reading to learn what you need to know about this topic, including whether COVID is covered, what your rights are as a worker, and when to speak to an attorney.
Most people join the gym to improve their health and fitness. Yet, every year, there are hundreds of thousands of exercise and exercise equipment-related injuries, according to the National Safety Council.
If you are injured at the gym, what are your rights? When should you call an attorney? Find out what you need to know about this area of personal injury law.
If you get sick on the job, can you file for workers compensation?
This is a great question. Most people know that if they are injured at work—say, by falling off a ladder—workers’ comp will cover them. But what if the work injury isn’t an injury at all, but an illness? Does workers’ comp cover illness? If it doesn’t, are there other options?
As with many legal issues, the answer is: it depends. Keep reading to learn when an illness might be covered by workers’ compensation.