How are Workers’ Compensation Benefit Amounts Determined

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After being injured at work, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits! These benefits were created to ensure that injured workers would be provided financial support after suffering a work-related injury. There are many factors that go into determining the benefits owed to an individual, and benefits are determined on a case by case basis. […]

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When Should I Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

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Workers’ Compensation can be incredibly complex for one to navigate on their own. The entire process can be overwhelming and complicated, especially when you are trying to heal from an injury. If you’ve been injured at work, hiring a workers’ compensation attorney can help to ensure that you receive the benefits and compensation that you […]

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Common Winter Workplace Injuries

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Workplace injuries happen year-round; however, winter weather and conditions make for a new set of challenges that can increase your chances of an injury. Being aware of these injuries and how to best protect yourself from them is crucial! Slip and Falls A slip and fall is one of the most common workplace injuries. The […]

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Frequently Asked Workers’ Compensation Questions

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Worker’s Compensation can be an incredibly difficult world to navigate, and as experienced Workers’ Compensation attorneys, we know that the process comes with a lot of questions! Our seasoned team guides our clients through all aspects of the claims process, answering questions, while working to ensure that they receive the benefits they deserve. Visit our […]

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How to File a Claim After a Workplace Injury

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If you’ve been injured at work, it’s incredibly important that you file a worker’s compensation claim as soon as possible to ensure that you receive the benefits you deserve! Immediately after being injured, the first thing you should do is seek medical care. Make your medical care provider aware that your injury occurred at work […]

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Employee VS. Independent Contractor

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As a business owner, it is imperative that you understand the employment status of your workers, and how their status will determine the required workers’ compensation coverage. Most of the time, all employees, whether they are full-time or part-time, are required to be covered under your policy. Independent contractors, however, are typically responsible for acquiring […]

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What NOT to do After Being Injured at Work

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A workplace injury can be incredibly disruptive to your health and to your life. If you’ve been hurt at work, there are many steps to take in order to file a workers’ compensation claim to receive the benefits you deserve. When taking these steps, it’s important to know the mistakes to avoid making that could […]

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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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