Your Personal Resource: EMD’s Glossary

Here, at Erwin, McCane & Daly, we pride ourselves on helping you get the information you need, efficiently and effectively.

It’s our goal to help you feel informed and empowered when deciding to work with a workers’ compensation attorney. That’s why we’ve put together this glossary of terminology we use to help you better understand what we do.

We hope you use this glossary as a resource to gain a deeper understanding of workers’ compensation and how we can assist. So, as your browse our content, please don’t hesitate to refer to this guide.

Our guide is in alphabetical order and contains a brief definition or description to help you better understand the terminology being used.

Remember: If you have specific questions, feel free to contact us. We’ll be here to help you gain a better understanding of workers’ compensation. So, you can feel encouraged that you’re making the right decision when filing.

Be sure to check out our blog. We have a large library of informative articles that can help you find the right answer to the questions you have.

The NTSB is Calling for Tighter Truck Safety to Reduce Trucker Fatalities

Large truck accidents have accounted for an increase in fatalities by 17% since 2009. By 2013, the number of truck fatalities rose to 3,964 — indicating the 4th straight year of fatality increases. While vehicle-related fatalities has been generally on the decline, it’s alarming that trucking fatalities in on the rise. This no doubt has […]

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3 Common Workers’ Compensation Claim Complaints and What to Do

Navigating the sea of paperwork and rules when filing a claim is no easy task. And, it isn’t necessarily designed to be easy for the common injured worker. This is probably why the following 3 claim complaints are often heard: I submitted a claim and my claim was denied. This is not uncommon. In fact, […]

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Workplace Injury Reporting Has Changed: New OSHA Rule

Osha safety

In effect as of January 1, 2015, The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to notify OSHA when a single employee or more is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye. The new rule gives employers up to eight hours to […]

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Still Have Questions: Contact EMD

If you think you can benefit from EMD’s legal services, contact us today to schedule your free consultation. We will go over certain aspects of your case to determine the best possible outcomes.

When you work with the legal experts of EMD, you have direct access to the resources and attorneys you need to succeed in getting the workers’ compensation you deserve.