Workers compensation is something that people often talk about a lot. By people, employers, and their employees. Employers think about it because they hope they never have to do it and employers think about it, not because they want to get injured on their jobs, but because they want to know that their employers have something in place in the event that they get injured and are unable to work for a period of time.
You rent a mobile home from an individual who you refer to as a slumlord because they haven't fixed the broken steps leading to your home and you have asked nicely several times. Then, the obvious occurs. You fall down the steps and sprain your ankle. Now, you are strapped with a ridiculously high bill from the hospital and won't be able to work for a while. If you are dumbfounded by the situation that you are involved in and want justice for the matter, use the tips below to guide you.
Being hurt on the job is never fun. And knowing what to do and who to call can seem overwhelming when you're also nursing an injury. Reporting the injury to your employer is the first step so they can send you for medical treatment. But what happens after that? Do you need a workers comp attorney or can you handle this alone? What you do will depend on a number of factors, but here's how to know if you need a worker's compensation attorney for your case.
The holidays will be here before you know it. If you've recently divorced, the holidays might be a little stressful this year. If you have children, you need to expect that the holidays will be stressful for them too, especially if this will be the first holiday season since the divorce. How to handle the holidays this year, will determine how your kids view the holidays from here on out. Because of that, it's important that you do everything you can to make this holiday season as relaxed and stress-free as you can for your kids.
Many people injured in accidents that occur at the workplace find themselves relying on workers' compensation payments in order to make ends meet. If you are hoping to return to work on a conditional basis after spending some time on workers' compensation, then you may want to speak with your employer about petitioning for a suspension of benefits. Here are three things that you need to know about the suspension process to ensure that your rights are protected.