Posts Tagged: workers comp

4 Steps To Help Prevent Workplace Injuries

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The National Safety Council reports there are 4.6 million workplace accidents annually. This adds up to a job injury happening every seven seconds! The Council also says the following are the most common workplace injuries: Equipment-related Transportation-related Slips and falls Exposure to chemicals This article describes some ways to reduce your chances of a workplace… Read more »

Five Things You Can Do to Help Your Workers’ Comp Case

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Less than two years after the unemployment rate was nearly at a historic high, the rate has dropped to a near-historic low. At the same time, workers’ compensation benefits have declined significantly since 2015. So, there are more injured workers who need a fair-sized piece of a shrinking financial pie. Unfortunately, many job injury victims… Read more »

Why Workers’ Comp Adjusters Don’t Want You to Get Paid

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Workers’ compensation began around 1900 as a grand bargain between workers and management. Injured workers agreed to surrender their right to file injury claims in court if management paid for a no-fault insurance system that guaranteed financial benefits. At first, the arrangement worked well for both sides. Over the years, insurance company interests began to… Read more »