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Injured On The Job as an Undocumented Worker? Steps You Should Take

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When a worker is unfairly injured on the job, they are entitled to a type of insurance coverage called workers’ compensation. Through workers’ compensation, an injured employee can receive wage replacements or medical benefits for their afflictions. Many people take advantage of this benefit when possible, but the story can get more complicated if… Read More »

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Top 2 Common Causes of Workplace Injuries

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While precautionary actions can be taken to protect oneself from harm, accidents are not always avoidable. When accidents occur without warning, the consequences usually include various types of injuries. Depending on where you get injured, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your incident. In this article, we will highlight the most common… Read More »

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Does Workers’ Compensation Apply to My Car Crash?

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Workers’ compensation is no fault insurance for employees who get hurt on the job, or in their line of work. Workers’ compensation covers medical bills and partial wage replacement, and can be applied during traffic collisions if the employee was on the clock during the crash. However, employers and their insurance carriers are usually… Read More »

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How Clawback Affects Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury Claims

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If you have healthcare insurance, it is the first line of financial defense that you can use in a personal injury situation. For example, if you were hit by a drunk driver while crossing the street, your health insurance steps in to cover your medical costs first, starting at day one, even if the… Read More »

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Overuse Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

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While traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, electrocution, and other traumatic injuries make the headlines, overuse injuries—which are also called repetitive strain or overexertion injuries—are the most common type of injuries when it comes to workplace accidents. In fact, overexertion injuries, which include lifting or lowering objects and repetitive motion, account for over 33 percent… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation For White Finger Syndrome

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Drills, air hammers, jackhammers, hammer drills, chain saws, electric saws, and other tools can allow one person to do the job of 10, but there comes a price. Working with vibrating tools and machinery can eventually take its toll on your fingers and hands, leading to a condition called white finger syndrome, which is… Read More »

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Herniated Disc—One of The Most Common Work Related Injuries

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What is a Herniated Disc? Your spinal column is made out of many parts. The main elements include the spinal cord; which is a bundle of nerves that goes from your brain down through your back, the vertebrae, which is comprised of numerous bones that act as the structural support; and the rubber liquid-filled… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation and Pre-Existing Conditions

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One of the most common reasons for an employer to deny a workers’ compensation claim is because of a pre-existing condition, or the employer’s claim that the pre-existing condition is the cause of the pain or injury. Because it is difficult to pinpoint the cause of an injury when there may be an underlying… Read More »

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Orlando Undocumented Workers’ Compensation Attorney

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America has turned its back on what makes this country great—immigrants. Immigrants, whether they are naturalized citizens or undocumented, should be awarded the basic human rights to come to this country, work, seek education, and live in peace with their families. Undocumented immigrants who have fled violence, poverty, and the crisis of climate change… Read More »

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Fighting For Injured Construction Workers

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Construction is a dangerous job no matter how you look at it. Even when all of the safety protocols are being followed, accidents happen. Whether you suffered a back strain to an overuse injury, or you were seriously injured by heavy machinery, you deserve compensation. Workers’ compensation covers partial wage replacement and full medical… Read More »

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