Many people seeking to file for workman’s comp are nervous about the reaction from their employer. They’re concerned that their employer will fight the workman’s comp claim. They’re also worried about being fired or demoted for filing.
Can you be fired while on workers’ comp? This is an important—and common—question. Keep reading to find out the answer! Today, we’re discussing everything you need to know.
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.
You’ve been injured at work, and you now need workers’ compensation to cover your medical bills and lost wages. You do everything you think you’re supposed to do: you notify your employer, and you start your workers’ comp claim. But then, the unthinkable happens: you find out your employer is denying your claim! How could this be? Today, we’re discussing when employers deny workers’ compensation claims—including why this happens and what to do about it. Keep reading to find out what you need to know!
If you are applying for workers’ comp benefits, or facing an investigation, you need to know what workers’ compensation investigations look for. That’s because even truly injured workers can make mistakes that look like fraud—accidentally sabotaging a very real claim. You don’t want to get caught in the net that’s meant for fraudsters and scammers! Let’s look at workers’ compensation investigations: what they look for, how long they take, and when to call an attorney.
Gigs are popular because of the freedom and flexibility they offer. However, there are some downsides. The specific downside we’re talking about today is a lack of workers’ comp. What happens if you are injured as a freelance worker? Keep reading to learn more about this important issue.
Today, we’re talking about workplace retaliation. What is it? What should you do if your employer retaliates against you for filing a workers’ comp claim? Keep reading to find out.
If you are working remotely, whether temporarily or permanently, you might have wondered how workers’ compensation works. You might know already that workers’ compensation covers employee injuries sustained in the workplace. But what if the workplace is your home? Are remote workers’ covered by workers’ compensation?
If a workplace injury happens to you, you’ll need to know your rights and options. Are you covered by workers’ compensation as an intern? What if you’re an unpaid intern—are you covered then?