Q. My employer has a small business and all employees are key. Can I be let go if he has to fill my position because I can’t come back in a timely manner?
A. Yes. The law does not require an employer to hold a job for any length of time. When the time comes and you are able to return, if there is no job available, you are entitled to continuing benefits. Continue Reading »
Q. How do I claim workers’ compensation benefits?
A. First, promptly report the injury or sickness to your employer. There is usually a time requirement, so don’t delay with this! If an injury occurs over time, you must report your condition soon after you discover it and realize... Continue Reading »
Q. If I have been hurt, who will pay for my treatment?
A. The person who caused the accident, or his or her insurance company, is responsible for paying for your treatment. Your insurance carrier may also be involved in paying your medical claims in some cases. This does not, however, relieve... Continue Reading »
Q. Who pays workers’ compensation benefits?
A. Employers are required to purchase insurance for their employees from a workers’ compensation insurance company. In some instances larger employers who are clearly solvent are allowed to self-insure or act as their own insurance company. Some smaller companies (fewer... Continue Reading »
Paul and Andy got right into it today with a discussion about the Supreme Court’s ruling just days ago, allowing strip searches, nationwide, in any state, any city, any town, for ANY offense. Unbelievable! Simply not paying a traffic ticket could land…