A Workers’ Comp Success Story

A Workers’ Comp Success Story

Felicia S. is no stranger to hard work. As a retail manager working with high-end customers, she has learned to transition from up-selling at the make-up counter to packing piles of fragrance boxes at the blink of an eyelash. But after Felicia took a bad fall at work...
A Workers’ Comp Success Story

Injury from Hydrogen Sulfide Gas

A tragic series of mishaps at an asphalt refining company in Douglas County, Georgia this week is a reminder of how quickly injuries can happen when workers are taken off-guard. It also prompts us to re-visit safety protocol and prevention of injury from hydrogen...
A Workers’ Comp Success Story

Nurses Injured On-the-Job

Healthcare workers have one of the highest rates of injury than those in any other profession. One of the fastest-growing sectors of the U.S. economy, the healthcare industry employs over 18 million workers. Tens of thousands of nursing employees suffer back and neck...
A Workers’ Comp Success Story

When an Injured Worker’s Condition Changes for the Worse

It’s important for an injured worker to take an appropriate amount of time off work after being injured on-the-job. After enough time on temporary total disability, most workers are ready to get back to work. But what happens if that person’s condition...
A Workers’ Comp Success Story

Workers’ Comp for Independent Contractors

An independent contractor is not considered to be an employee; and as a rule, is not eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. However, there are factors to be considered in assessing workers’ comp for independent contractors. The definition of employee...
A Workers’ Comp Success Story

NPR: Reforms Hurting Injured Workers

A ProPublica and National Public Radio Report issued yesterday painted a distressing but realistic picture of the uphill battle facing many injured workers. In short, the report points to a trend which threatens to slowly erode compensation even for severely injured...