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15 Feb

Special Benefits for Police Officers Injured at Work

Government employees like police officers who get hurt on the job are entitled to certain benefits that are not available to other injured workers. For example, if you fit certain qualifications you can receive your full salary for up to one year. There…

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06 Feb

Am I Entitled to Benefits if I Was Exposed to Mercury, Lead or Asbestos?

There are many types of jobs that put people at risk for exposure to toxic chemicals, including jobs in factories, construction and manufacturing, auto repair, and the agriculture industry, to name just a few. Exposure can be gradual and not caused by…

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30 Jan

What You Need to Know About Returning to Work After an Injury

Many people who get hurt on the job are eventually able to return to work. However, things are often different than they were before the injury. They may have a permanent or temporary disability that limits what they can do or the number of hours they…

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24 Jan

What to do After Suffering an Injury at Work

Work injuries can happen in any profession, but when they occur, employees are often unsure about what steps to take. They may be aware of workers' compensation, but unless they have been through the process before they may not know what to do to pursue…

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28 Jun

Common Occupational Injuries for Truck Drivers

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), there are at least 17 deaths and 7 workplace injuries per 100,000 employees in the transportation and warehousing sectors. To put this into perspective, this amounts to thousands of…

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20 Jun

Workers’ Compensation & Exposure to Toxins

Employees are exposed to countless hazards in the workplace, which can cause a vast range of injuries or result in the development of a harmful condition. Among some of these hazards are toxic substances. Keep in mind that, while you might associate workers’…

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22 May

Skin Disorders & Workers' Compensation

Not all injuries sustained on the job consist of broken bones, bruises, or sprains. Oftentimes, workers can develop disorders or disease that take time to produce symptoms. As long as you are able to link your condition back to your job duties or work…

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08 May

What Insurance Companies Know About You

Once you file a workers’ compensation claim, you can be certain that your employer’s insurance company will attempt to gather as much information as they can about you, much of which they can obtain without ever so much as contacting you. The fact is…

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