If you've been hurt while at work and have filed for workers' comp benefits, you are likely anxious for an approval. Your employer is supposed to provide this valuable insurance coverage to you at no charge, and if approved, you can expect to have your medical expenses and a portion of your wages paid to you while you get better from your injuries. Sometimes, however, workers' comp claims are denied. Read on to find out some common denial reasons and how to deal with them.
27 July 2016
You should get workers' compensation benefits for all your work-related injuries, including back pain. However, you have to prove that your injury is work-related before you can receive the benefits. Unfortunately, this isn't easy to do in the case of back pain because of the following. There are Many Alternative Causes of the Pain It is not easy to pinpoint your work as the sole cause of your back pain; it can originate from many other places and often occurs over time.
14 July 2016
Imagine for a second that you are driving. Your phone dings and you pick it up to take a look. Those three to four seconds that you took your eyes off of the road can become a life-altering moment for you and someone else. The government and other agencies have recognized texting as a dangerous driving distraction. An Israeli technology firm has developed a new device called a textalyzer, and there are a few facts that you should know about it.
27 June 2016
If you have been injured in a car wreck that was not your fault, you should know that you are entitled to be fairly compensated for your damages. Damages can include everything from your medical bills and car repair or replacement to lost wages and pain and suffering compensation. A very powerful weapon exists to help you get what you deserve from the at-fault driver, and you may not even need to go to court to get compensation.
27 May 2016
When the braking system of a commercial truck fails, an accident can occur. But who is ultimately responsible for the accident depends on several factors. If you were involved in an accident with a truck with defective brakes, here is what you need to know. Is the Brake Manufacturer to Blame? Determining who is responsible for the failure of a braking system depends on several factors. One consideration is whether or not any component of the system was under recall at the time of the accident.
16 May 2016
After you get into a car accident and file the accident with your insurance company, the adjuster is often one of the first people you deal with. This is the person that will consider the damage and injuries and decide how much to give you during a settlement. It is important that you know the proper way of dealing with an adjuster in order to get the money you deserve during the settlement.
3 May 2016
While it's true an attorney can help you successfully settle an accident claim, it's equally true not all cases require a lawyer's assistance. Sometimes it's possible to get a fair settlement from the insurance company on your own; however, determining if that's the case in your current claim can be a challenge. Here are two things to consider to help you decide if you can resolve your claim yourself or you need an attorney's assistance.
19 April 2016