A. Usually not. If your employer or their worker’s compensation insurer does not specify a doctor for you to see, then you can pick your own doctor to care for you. More typically, however, injured workers are referred to a... Continue Reading »
Q. Do I have to be injured at my workplace to be covered by workers’ compensation?
A. No. As long as your injury is job-related, it will be covered. For example, coverage exists if you are injured while traveling on business, doing a work-related errand, or even attending a business-related social function. Posted in: Workers' Compensation Continue Reading »
Q. Are all on the job injuries covered?
A. Most are. The workers’ compensation system is designed to provide benefits to injured workers no matter whether an injury is caused by the worker’s negligence, or by the employer’s negligence. This “no-fault” system however, has some limits. Generally, injuries... Continue Reading »
Q. Do I need an attorney?
A. For minor and short-lived injuries, usually no, you don’t need an attorney. If you have suffered a serious or permanent injury, or all or part of your workers’ compensation claim is denied, it is appropriate to hire an attorney.... Continue Reading »
Press the Play button ► on the cassette player below to hear this week’s show. You can pause, rewind and fast forward to listen to your favorite parts. The Conrad Murray trial reached day 20 on Friday and the battle of…
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