Improving the Outcome of a Workers’ Compensation Hearing

Improving the Outcome of a Workers’ Compensation Hearing

One of the most common frustrations in filing a workers’ compensation claim is that the process—including the employer’s and insurance company’s review of your claim—can take a long time. Another challenge is workers’ compensation claim denial. In the case of a...
Benefits of Settling a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Benefits of Settling a Workers’ Compensation Claim

A worker injured on the job may file a compensation claim. If approved, the employer’s insurance company awards a benefit to the injured worker. The amount and payment basis depends on what is agreed upon by both parties. In the course of paying, the employer or the...
Tips for Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Tips for Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim

The Occupational Safety and Health Office defines workplace injury and illness as injuries acquired while a worker is performing his or her task in the workplace or illnesses acquired through prolonged exposure to substances on the job. Yet, even in the safest...
Is PTSD Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Is PTSD Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that may be triggered by terrifying or stressful events. Employees who have gone through a distressing or disturbing situation can suffer from lasting effects of the trauma. This emotional shock can be...