09 Oct

Occupational Diseases & Workers Compensation


Throughout a lifetime, most people spend about a quarter of their lives at work, which means it’s common for workers to face occupational diseases. In today’s society, when a worker can prove that a chronic or ongoing illness stems from his or her job, that worker is eligible for worker’s compensation.

02 Sep

Avoid These Mistakes When Applying for Worker's Compensation


Workplace injury often is accompanied by a number of legal options including the receipt of worker’s compensation. However, you need to be careful to avoid certain choices when you’re applying for worker’s compensation. The benefits of worker’s compensation include recovery of lost wages and medical bills, but claiming worker’s compensation can be complicated and confusing, resulting in claim denial or less compensation.


To receive help with your medical bills and lost wages, you want to be sure to avoid making these mistakes when applying for worker’s compensation.

24 Mar

Common Work Injuries


Every year, common work injuries prevent employees from clocking their normal hours. The U.S. Bureau of Labor reports that there are over a million work-related injuries or illnesses each year. That’s nearly one injury for every hundred full-time workers.

Common work injuries are most often due to overexertion or a slip and fall. These accidents are usually fairly mild, but the corresponding injuries can keep workers out of the workplace for days, weeks, or months. This has a negative impact on businesses, their employees, and their employees’ livelihoods.

15 Oct

Injured at work or at home? Lower Back Injuries Are Common and Often Ignored


A lower back injury is one of the most common preventable injuries. Injuries of this type occur most frequently during workplace accidents, falls, auto accidents, and sporting activities. If you have experienced any of these incidents and are suffering from a lower back injury, you should promptly contact a personal injury attorney. Instances of injury could mean potential compensation, especially if you’ve been the victim of an automobile accident or hurt on the job.