What Do Workers’ Compensation Investigations Look For?
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.
Working on a 1099: Are You Eligible for Workers’ Comp?
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.
Know Your Rights: Avoid Workers’ Compensation Retaliation
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.
Are Remote Workers Covered by Workers’ Compensation?
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?
Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Interns?
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?
Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Volunteers?
By volunteering for a cause you care about, you get to give something back to the community, make a difference, develop new skills, and build relationships.
How Does Ohio Workers’ Comp Handle Medical Marijuana?
It’s clear that Ohio’s medical marijuana industry isn’t going anywhere, and is likely going to grow in the coming years.
What to Do When Your Workers’ Comp Claim Is Investigated
Workers’ compensation claims are investigated for a very simple reason: to prevent fraud. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation wants to make sure that only injured workers get benefits—not scammers.
Ohio Passes Latest Workers’ Comp Budget—without Controversial Provisions
In July, we talked about the latest Ohio workers’ compensation budget, while the budget was still in committee.
Will Workers’ Comp Cover PTSD for First Responders?
If you read our previous post on workers’ compensation and mental health, you know that workers’ comp has historically not covered psychological conditions.