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Workers Compensation

Can I Still Sue My Employer if I Accept Workers’ Compensation?

Posted on August 7, 2019 to
All 50 states in the U.S. have workers’ compensation programs to pay for workers’ injuries using a no-fault system. As an injured employee, you do not have to prove fault for your injuries to receive compensation if your employer...
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Top 5 Reasons Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied

Posted on December 6, 2018 to
You suffered an on-the-job injury or developed an illness at work. It is common to expect compensation through workers’ comp insurance because you have a work-related ailment. However, after going through the work to submit a claim, your application...
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When Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation?

Posted on October 24, 2018 to
One of the biggest concerns after suffering a workplace injury is when compensation starts. You have bills and financial obligations, and while you are out of work recovering, you have no way to pay for them. The good news...
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How Third Parties Affect Construction Accident Claims

Posted on December 6, 2017 to
As a construction worker, you know that safety at work is critical. After all, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has instilled various safety guidelines, inspection procedures, and protocols to ensure construction sites are safe for workers and...
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Forklift Accidents on the Job Site: Who is at Fault?

Posted on October 15, 2017 to
Forklifts are used across the country on construction sites and in industrial warehouse settings. While a common fixture, they are not safe. In fact, it requires special training and certifications to operate a forklift, and even with training –...
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What Benefits Can You Receive From a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Posted on September 29, 2017 to
Workers’ compensation is a form of protection for employees. It is designed to provide you with compensation in the event you are injured at work. The type of compensation you receive from workers’ compensation depends on your state. All...
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How Does Workers’ Compensation Apply to Construction Accidents?

Posted on September 15, 2017 to
As a construction worker, there might come a time when you are injured on the construction site. Depending on the employment situation at the time of the accident, you might qualify for workers’ compensation. However, not all job site...
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Is Virginia’s Goodyear Plant Putting Workers at Risk for Fatal Workplace Accidents?

Posted on August 31, 2016 to
D.C. Work Injury Attorneys Also Assisting Clients in Maryland and Virginia Area Earlier this month, an employee at Goodyear’s Danville plant in Virginia died in a workplace accident. According to the medical examiner’s office, the worker died from blunt...
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Is Your Teenager Safe at Their Summer Job?

Posted on July 4, 2016 to
Now that the school year has ended, it’s possible that your teenager will be searching for their first summer job. While there is value in adding experience to a teen’s resume, summer jobs come with a special set of...
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Why is the United Steelworkers Union and OSHA Investigating Goodyear?

Posted on April 27, 2016 to
Earlier this month, a 52-year-old worker at the Goodyear plant in Danville very suddenly lost his life. The Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Administration is currently investigating and no details have been released. Not even a month prior to...
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