Workers’ Compensation Claims

As an employer, you of course make safety an utmost priority and hope you never have an employee injured while on the job.  However, it is important to be prepared should that day ever come. First of all, it should be stated very clearly in your company policy that any accident which occurs in the workplace should be immediately reported, even if the injured worker feels the injury is minor.  From there, your first priority is to make sure your employee has any medical assistance needed.  … [Read more...]

Workers’ Compensation

If you become ill, are injured, or die while in your place of employment, you or your family may be entitled to workers’ compensation.  Workers’ compensation claims can be filed for a wide range of work-related issues, such as repetitive motion stress injuries, psychological stress issues, or lung conditions made worse by the air quality where you work.  The major caveat is that the illness or injury must have occurred while “in the course of employment.”  This means that injuries which occur … [Read more...]