Blog Posts in April, 2012

  • An Injured Worker Who Gets Fired Gets No Pay? Not So Fast!

    || 10-Apr-2012

    A worker gets injured on the job, is receiving medical treatment and is placed on temporary work restrictions. If the employer is unable to return her to work under those restrictions, she would then receive temporary total disability benefits under workers' compensation. If work is available within those restrictions, and that worker is then terminated while on light duty, can she still ...
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  • There Are No Tough Guys in Work Comp

    || 6-Apr-2012

    Have you ever heard of this scenario? You work hard all week at your job. Now, it's finally Friday and you can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Three more hours and you will have some hard-earned free time to relax with your family and friends. Then…BAM! You were lifting the steel lid covering the machine when decades of corrosion finally decided to make its presence known. You ...
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