Blog - Workers Comp
Can You Be Forced to Quit After a Work Related Injury?
It is unfortunate that some employees are so fearful of being fired that they don’t report workplace injuries. They continue to work through the pain and sometimes injure themselves even more because they continued to work after a work-related accident. Word-of-mouth horror stories about employer intimidation after filing a workers’ comp claim made an employee … Continued
Scaffolding Accidents: What You Should Know
Have you been injured in a scaffolding accident? Are you facing thousands of dollars in medical bills and lost wages because of your injury? If so, you may be wondering who is responsible for your damages and what you need to do after being injured in a scaffolding accident. Our Indiana scaffolding accidents attorneys can … Continued
I Was Injured by a Coworker; What Are My Options?
Being injured at work is a difficult experience. In addition to coping with the physical injury, you are also trying to deal with the financial crisis caused by being out of work. Indiana’s workers’ compensation laws provide that a worker hurt on the job should receive medical care. In addition to medical care, the injured … Continued
I Was Hurt at a Construction Site, What Can I Do?
Constructions sites are inherently dangerous places to work, in part because of the machinery used and the work conditions. Each year, thousands of people are hurt at a construction site in the United States. Some accident victims are workers while other accident victims are visitors to the construction site. Precautions and safety measures should be … Continued
How to Make Sure You’re Paid Worker’s Comp in Indiana
If you have been injured at work, understanding the workers’ compensation process can help ensure you receive your workers’ compensation benefits. Indiana’s workers’ compensation laws are designed to protect workers who are injured in a workplace accident. The system provides medical care for injured workers in addition to other benefits. However, an injured worker must … Continued
Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Nerve Damage in Indiana?
Nerve damage due to a work-related injury is more common than many people think. Work-related nerve damage can result in permanent injuries to your feet, hands, back, legs, or neck that can prevent you from returning to work. If you can return to work, the nerve damage may prevent you from performing the same type … Continued