Common Misconceptions about Workers’ Compensation

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Workers’ Compensation can be a daunting and complicated process. Any employee injured on the job has the right to and should file a claim. At Erwin, McCane & Daley, our mission is to help our clients, and anyone looking for resources on Workers’ Compensation, to navigate their way to the benefits they deserve. It’s important […]

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What Benefits Can I Expect to Receive on Workers’ Compensation and Do I Qualify?

When someone is injured at work, there are two questions that immediately arise following their accident: Do I qualify for workers’ compensation? What benefits can I expect to receive? As part of a typical workers’ compensation claim you are entitled to four different kinds of benefits: Weekly compensation Permanent impairment benefits Payment of medical bills Death benefits […]

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Understanding Worker Compensation Claims

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Getting injured at work can be overwhelming. In the unfortunate event that you are hurt on the job, be prepared. Learn more today about the benefits of workers’ compensation.   Workers’ Compensation: Steps To Get Started: Step 1: Reporting the Injury Step 2: Receiving Medical Treatment Step 3: Employer Reports Injury Step 4: Carrier Sends […]

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The Seven Steps to Workers’ Compensation

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The workers’ compensation process will vary depending on the employer and worker. However, there are seven key steps that take place, no matter the claim. Let’s go through each one to ensure you’re making the right strides toward getting the workers’ compensation you are entitled to. Breaking Down the Workers’ Compensation Process These seven steps […]

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4 Key Signs It’s Time to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

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If you’ve been injured at work and have filed a workers’ compensation claim, you may ask yourself, “Do I need to hire a worker’s compensation lawyer?” While some may think they can get by without an attorney, it’s always in your best interest to hire a workers’ compensation lawyer as soon as possible. Not only […]

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What is a Workers’ Compensation Medical “Buyout”

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Did you know that you could receive a Workers’ Compensation medical “buyout”? That’s right. If you received a settlement by way of “Stipulations with Request for Award” or a “Findings and Awards” issued by a judge, a Workers’ Compensation insurance carrier may contact you about settling your case through a lump sum of money. To […]

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How to Calculate Your Workers’ Compensation Settlement

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If you’ve been injured on the job, you may be wondering when you’ll receive your Workers’ Compensation settlement. This process can be frustrating, especially if you’ve been permanently disabled in a work-related accident. Before you settle on a payment, it’s important to educate yourself on your available options. Workers’ compensation benefits don’t last forever. So, […]

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