Blog - Workers Comp
Are Work Injury Claims Different From Personal Injury Claims?
You are injured while on the job. Is this a personal injury claim or a work injury claim? In almost all cases, when you suffer a work injury, you have no choice but to file a workers’ compensation claim. Even though a work injury and a car accident injury may be the fault of another … Continued
Work Injury Liability: Who Can You Sue?
Workers’ compensation is designed to protect employees who suffer a work injury. If you are injured at work, you are entitled to receive medical treatment and other benefits under Indiana’s workers’ compensation laws. However, workers’ comp does not offer the same benefits as a personal injury lawsuit. In a personal injury lawsuit, you may be … Continued
What Injuries Are Covered By Workers’ Compensation?
Have you been injured at work? Is your employer or the workers’ compensation insurance carrier telling you that your work injury is not covered by workers’ comp? If so, you need to know that your employer and its insurance company do not have the final say whether a work injury is covered by workers’ comp. … Continued
What Do To If You’re Injured by an Unsafe Working Environment
Indiana’s workers’ compensation laws protect workers who are hurt on the job by providing benefits such as medical care and financial assistance if the employee cannot return to work while he or she is recovering. However, the workers’ compensation system also shields employers from being sued by their workers. Workers’ comp is an exclusive remedy … Continued
Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Workers’ Compensation
How Did a Holiday Celebrating Workers Begin? Labor Day began as “a day of the people” according to the press coverage of a parade held in New York City in 1882. Many historians trace Labor Day back to this “monster labor festival.” More than 10,000 people marked in the parade and participated in the activities … Continued
Indianapolis Workers’ Comp: Is Your Injury Covered?
Approximately four of every 100 workers in Indiana will be injured in a workplace accident this year. This could be you! A workplace accident can quickly turn your life upside down, especially if you are unable to work and you are the sole income provider for your family. Being out of work and suffering an … Continued