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    What to Say to Your Workers Compensation Doctor

    By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on August 2, 2022
    In Blogs

    While you may seek medical attention for an injury or illness from a physician recommended by your employer (or its insurance company), know that you have the right to choose your own doctor for treatment if you want to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits. Knowing what to say (and what not to say) to a workers’ compensation doctor can help ensure injured workers protect their rights to compensation.

    Workers’ compensation is a no-fault system i.e. benefits are paid regardless of who is to blame for the injury. The objective of this system is to make up for the difficulties and hardships that the wounded workers experience. Several injuries, however, are not covered by workers’ compensation.

    Workplace injuries occur more frequently than you might imagine. A well-seasoned and trusted attorney might be the difference between you obtaining fair and full compensation or not.

    Have you been injured at work? Is your injury the cause of your inability to continue working? Are your medical bills and other expenses piling up? Don’t stress, but use this break to file your worker’s compensation case. Before you jump into filing your application, here are a few important tips to keep in mind: Report your injury… Read More

    It is not unusual for a company to fire or lay off an injured employee who is on workers’ compensation. Medical bills piling up, and the uncertainty of facing a complete loss of income, then looms over the now unemployed individual. Although it is morally questionable, and against the law, for a company to fire… Read More

    Most states cover workers’ compensation for workplace injuries and incidents, but does it cover injuries or damages caused due to workplace violence? What is Workplace Violence? From physical to emotional violence, workplace violence covers a large spectrum. It may start as acts of intimidation or verbal threats and spiral to a full-on physical attack. According… Read More

    Can Carelessness Get Your Claim Rejected?

    By Kenton Koszdin on November 30, 2021
    In Blogs

    Most workplaces have a health, safety, and environment department that makes workplaces as accident-proof as reasonably possible. However, regardless of the preventive measures taken, accidents can still take place. It is our responsibility to keep ourselves safe and ensure the safety of other employees working with us.   Sometimes carelessness can also lead to workplace… Read More

    Workers’ Compensation Mistakes That Hurt Your Claim

    By Kenton Koszdin on November 1, 2021
    In Blogs

    There are common mistakes that individuals make while submitting their workers’ compensation benefits applications that result in the rejection of their rightful claims.

    4 Common Causes of Worker’s Compensation Claims

    By Kenton Koszdin on September 13, 2021
    In Blogs

    If you have had a work injury or developed an occupational illness, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other losses.

    3 Benefits to Hiring a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

    By Kenton Koszdin on August 30, 2021
    In Blogs

    If you have had a work injury or illness that left you in pain, trauma, and medical bills, the last thing you want to do is face issues getting workers’ compensation benefits.

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