Archive: Worker’s Compensation

Depression and Anxiety Following a Work-Related Injury…Just in Time for Christmas

The Christmas season is a wonderful time of year that we most often associate with very positive religious and family experiences.  However, for many people, this time of year can be difficult psychologically, and can lead to feelings of anxiety... Continue Reading >>

Why do I need an attorney for a workers’ compensation injury?

Some people have family, friends or coworkers who have handled their own workers’ compensation claim, or perhaps have handled their own claim in the past.  So why would an injured worker need an attorney? Responsiveness Many times, people may find that... Continue Reading >>

I was injured at work, but I don't want to sue my company.

This is a widely held concern on the minds of workers who are injured and having problems but are reluctant to seek the advice of an attorney because they don’t want to “sue” their employer.  As an initial matter it... Continue Reading >>

The Hidden Complexities in Workers’ Compensation Cases

While most people understand they may be able to receive benefits through workers’ compensation if they are injured on the job, many more don’t realize the many issues that may serve to either de-rail a claim before it starts, or... Continue Reading >>

OSHA Takes Aim at Nursing Home Worker Injuries

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Lifting a senior citizen from the bed and putting him or her into a wheelchair might take only a couple of minutes. But in that short span, you could suffer an injury that could plague you for an extended period... Continue Reading >>

Top 5 Causes of Workplace Injuries

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More than one million employees in America miss work annually as a direct result of a workplace injury according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In their 2011 analysis of injuries, they found that the top five causes of injuries... Continue Reading >>

What can I do if I am sick or hurt and unable to work?


Many people find themselves unprepared when illness or injury strikes and forces them to be out of work for a period of time.  This usually becomes a problem when sick leave is exhausted and your company stops paying you.  One... Continue Reading >>