Non-Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Non-Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Should I Use My Personal Injury Attorney to Handle My Workers Compensation Case?

2017-06-11T19:25:47+00:00

Should I Use My Personal Injury Attorney to Handle My Workers’ Compensation Case? Video Transcript It is not uncommon for people who are injured on the job to also have a personal injury claim or an auto accident claim. A lot of these people are unsure if they should [...]

Should I Use My Personal Injury Attorney to Handle My Workers Compensation Case?2017-06-11T19:25:47+00:00

More Information on Family and Medical Leave Act and Workers Compensation

2018-05-24T13:13:03+00:00

I’ve written about FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act) before but I read a great blog today by a Nevada workers compensation attorney named Virginia Hunt, Esq. Ms. Hunt explains how injured workers who are out of work and meet the FMLA requirements might be able to use unpaid FMLA to protect their job for [...]

More Information on Family and Medical Leave Act and Workers Compensation2018-05-24T13:13:03+00:00

The Top 4 Reasons to Hire a Workers Compensation Attorney

2016-10-30T13:42:43+00:00

Here are the Top 4 Reasons to hire a workers compensation attorney: 1) Time Limits. If you need to ask for benefits or make changes to the benefits you are currently receiving, the State of Virginia has strict time limits within which you can do so (also called the Statute of Limitations). Many injured workers are [...]

The Top 4 Reasons to Hire a Workers Compensation Attorney2016-10-30T13:42:43+00:00

Sexual Harassment Does Not Entitle You to Workers’ Compensation Benefits

2017-04-07T17:35:38+00:00

I sometimes get calls from workers who have been the victim of sexual harassment in the work place and they want to know if this would entitle them to a workers’ compensation claim.  The answer is NO.  With sexual harassment there is no physical injury and the State of Virginia has gone as far [...]

Sexual Harassment Does Not Entitle You to Workers’ Compensation Benefits2017-04-07T17:35:38+00:00

Workers’ Compensation Terms – Part 5 – Other Lingo

2016-10-30T13:42:46+00:00

Several terms that are not necessarily workers’ compensation terms can also be thrown in the mix when you are injured at work.  I have provided these because they are terms a lot of my clients have come across through the course of their workers’ compensation case.  Collecting or even applying for many of these benefits [...]

Workers’ Compensation Terms – Part 5 – Other Lingo2016-10-30T13:42:46+00:00

Short-Term Disability vs. Workers’ Compensation Benefits

2019-09-30T16:38:40+00:00

Main Takeaways: Workers’ compensation is for people who get hurt at work, and short-term disability is for injuries or illness that are deemed non-work related (car accidents, sickness, or diseases). If you file for workers' compensation and get denied, you can then file for short-term disability. If your employer tells you to file for [...]

Short-Term Disability vs. Workers’ Compensation Benefits2019-09-30T16:38:40+00:00