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How long do temporary disability benefits for work injuries last?

When an injured worker suffers an illness or injury on the job, they are eligible to receive financial support if they temporarily cannot work. These are called  temporary  disability (TTD) benefits, and if you miss at least seven days of work you are entitled to collect them.

Three things to prioritize after a work-related accident

A serious workplace accident can turn your life upside down. In a matter of moments, your physical health, financial well-being, and job could be in jeopardy. This can certainly be stressful and overwhelming, which only makes the situation that much more upsetting.

Determining if an injury is work-related when it happens offsite

When people think of work-related accidents eligible for workers' compensation benefits, they often imagine a straightforward situation, like getting hit by a falling object in a supply closet. However, not all work-related accidents are this simple.

Injured workers cite multiple issues in claims against Amazon

Companies of all sizes face challenges when it comes to issues of worker safety. While it may be easier for larger companies to provide the resources for workers to stay safe on the job, accidents and injuries still occur at large businesses. 

Why are workers' compensation claims denied?

Imagine you are on the job, get hurt in an accident, and wind up at the doctor and in pain. You report the accident and pursue workers' compensation benefits to cover the cost of your injury and the wages you lost by not being able to work. Unfortunately, you learn that your employer or your employer's insurance carrier has denied your claim.

Important numbers to know if you have been injured at work

After a serious work-related accident, injured parties and their families have a lot of information to take in. The combination of doctor visits, medical treatment, lifestyle adjustments, and added monetary expenses can prove to be overwhelming.

Report: Three Occupations at Highest risk of Workplace Homicide

Workers in all occupations face some amount of threat to their safety on the job. In many cases, these risks come from conditions like a slippery floor or dangerous machinery.  Sadly, for some workers, the biggest threat to their safety is other people. 

Three Things That Should Not Stop You From Seeking Workers' Comp

Work-related accidents and injuries can put workers in a difficult position. Many people are overwhelmed or intimidated by the process and are not sure what they need to do to collect benefits; people can also be misinformed about their legal options.

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