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Will I Owe Taxes on My Workers Comp Benefits?
Workers compensation benefits are non-taxable in Indiana. These benefits fall into the same category of non-taxable income as disability benefits, public welfare, and compensation for permanent loss or disability after a personal injury accident. It is important that these benefits are not taxed because you do not receive full compensation for your lost wages. Therefore, … Continued
I Was Hurt on the Job: What Can I Do?
Author: Jim Glaser, Esq., Jim Glaser Law If you are injured at work, you need to understand your rights about filing a workers’ compensation claim in Indiana. Indiana’s Workers’ Compensation laws prevent you from suing your employer for an on-the-job injury or illness in most cases. However, the system provides benefits for injured workers to … Continued
How the Workers’ Comp Claim Procedure Works in Indiana
Being injured at work is a stressful event. It is difficult to imagine being out of work and incurring medical bills that you cannot afford to pay. In addition, you are struggling to pay your other bills without your normal income. An injured employee deserves to receive certain benefits. To protect workers, lawmakers created Indiana’s … Continued
I Was Injured Driving a Commercial Vehicle: Can I Be Compensated?
The commercial trucking business is a billion-dollar industry in the United States. Commercial vehicles are used each day throughout the country to transport goods from one place to another because it is an efficient and cost-effective means of transportation. However, commercial truck accidents result in serious and traumatic injuries. During 2014, commercial truck accidents killed … Continued
Do I Have to File an Incident Report After a Work Injury?
Have you been injured in a work-related accident? Being injured at work can be a very challenging experience. In addition to the physical pain and suffering you experience because of the injury, you also face financial difficulties because of the medical costs and lost wages. The financial cost of an on-the-job injury can be substantial. … Continued
Workers’ Compensation: What is My Accident Worth?
An injury at work can result in expensive medical treatments and time away from work. Your career could be put on hold, or you could see your career end if you are unable to return to work because of a workplace injury. It is important to understand your rights and how to pursue a claim … Continued