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Workers' Compensation When You're Injured on the Job

Workers' compensation is a type of insurance that covers employees who are injured or die as a result of performing their job. It allows employees to receive payments for medical and other costs for a... Read more

Workers' Compensation Benefits in Divorce

If you or your spouse was injured on the job, who gets the workers' compensation benefits if you divorce? The answer depends on when the injury occurred and your state laws. State courts view ... Read more

Workers' Comp Basics FAQs

What's the difference between short-term disability insurance and workers' comp coverage? Like long-term disability insurance, short-term disability insurance helps replace income after you've... Read more

Workers' Comp Insurance

If you employ workers in your business, you've usually got to have workers' compensation insurance. It's required by law, and it makes good business sense in any case. If you pay attention, you can ke... Read more

Effect of Workers' Compensation on Child Support

If you have a child and are going through a divorce, you might be wondering how much child support you or the other parent will have to pay. The court takes into account many factors in determining ch... Read more

Workers' Compensation Claims: Getting Benefits

At any given time, day or night, there are millions of people working, doing thousands of different jobs and tasks. Unfortunately, accidents happen and workers get hurt. It happens quite often, too - ... Read more

Federal Workers' Comp Coverage

Employees who work for the US government and its agencies who are injured in work-related accidents are covered by the Federal Employee Compensation Act (FECA). FECA is similar to state workers' compe... Read more

Tips for Getting Workers' Comp

So much in life is about timing. Making sure you get your driver's license renewed in time, taxes filed, the list is endless. Getting workers' compensation and keeping payments coming is no different,... Read more

Acronym List for Workers' Compensation

Workers' compensation is a complicated area of law. Not only are there all sorts of legal tests and requirements you have to meet to get benefits for a work-related injury, the process is full of acro... Read more

Injured at Work: Workers Comp or Lawsuit?

Some workplaces are dangerous places. Each year, nearly 3 million workplace-related injuries and illnesses are reported. Workers who are most-often injured are laborers; nursing aides, orderlies and a... Read more

Selecting a Workers' Comp Lawyer

If you've been injured at work and need to find a workers' compensation law attorney, learn some basics about workers' comp law. Articles on workers' comp on Lawyers.com can give you a good start. Als... Read more

Unemployment Deals Blow to Worker Injuries and Deaths

It's hard to think of unemployment as having an upside. With over 9 percent of the labor force out of work, finding a silver lining isn’t easy. However, as a result of higher unemployment fewer people... Read more

Contingent Workers

For longer than you may realize, employers have hired contingent workers whenever they needed some extra help. Recently, however, there's been a bit of a population explosion in the contingent worker ... Read more

Child Support, Social Security and Workers' Compensation

If you have a child and are going through a divorce, you might be wondering how much child support you or the other parent will have to pay. The court takes into account many factors in determining ch... Read more

A Chronic Illness May Mean Long-Term Workers Comp

Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain or illness, meaning it really never heals or goes away, but rather continues for years or even a life time. When it comes to workers' compensation (worke... Read more

Workers' Compensation: Covered Injuries

Workers' compensation laws provide benefits for workers who get injured while on the job. The laws vary from state to state, but generally there are four types of injuries covered by workers' comp: ... Read more

Rights of Domestic Workers in the U.S.

The National Labor Relations Act of 1935 did not include basic labor protections for household workers like nannies, caregivers and cleaners. Almost 80 years later, almost all domestic workers are sti... Read more

Rights of Domestic Workers in the U.S.

The National Labor Relations Act of 1935 did not include basic labor protections for household workers like nannies, caregivers and cleaners. Almost 80 years later, almost all domestic workers are sti... Read more

Employment Issues: Workers' Comp Benefits

Workers' compensation laws provide cash benefits to eligible employees when an employee has a work related injury and is unable to work and incurs expenses for medical care. Generally, an employee is ... Read more

Workers' Comp Claims FAQ

Does coverage apply when I'm going to and from work? If travel takes place in the course of your employment, workers' comp coverage applies. If your travel is for personal reasons, coverage do... Read more

Workers Compensation Top 10

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, millions of US workers are injured on the job each year. Do you know what to do if you're one of them? Things happen fast, so it's a good idea to know what... Read more

Alternatives to Workers' Compensation

Like many injured workers, you may find yourself in a financial bind while waiting for your workers' comp claim to kick in. If you can't return to work right away and yet your workers' comp payments h... Read more

Workers' Comp Benefits

You're entitled to workers' compensation benefits for injuries that occur on your job, whether your employer was at fault for the injury or not. Possible Benefits State laws vary as to the exa... Read more

Workers' Comp Medical Issues FAQs

What is temporary total disability (TTD)? TTD is your disability, under medical authorization, which leaves you unable to work. Benefits are paid for TTD after your accident to replace lost wa... Read more

Worker Safety Measures that May Prevent Mesothelioma

If you are an employer seeking to prevent mesothelioma-related lawsuits or a worker seeking compensation, you aren’t alone. Mesothelioma is a cancer that usually results from asbestos exposure. Many o... Read more

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